Functional discourse grammar : a typologically-based theory of language structure

In this comprehensive presentation of functional discourse grammar, the authors set out its nature and origins and show how it relates to contemporary linguistic theory. They demonstrate and test its explanatory power and descriptive utility against linguistic facts from over 150 languages

Main Author: Hengeveld, Kees
Other Authors: Mackenzie, J. Lachlan
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2008, 2008
Series:Oxford linguistics / Oxford linguistics
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:In this comprehensive presentation of functional discourse grammar, the authors set out its nature and origins and show how it relates to contemporary linguistic theory. They demonstrate and test its explanatory power and descriptive utility against linguistic facts from over 150 languages
Physical Description:xxiii, 503 p. ill
ISBN:9780191707797
0191707791