Title: Connectivity in Grammar and Discourse
Editors: Rehbein, Jochen
Hohenstein, Christiane
Pietsch, Lukas
Extent : 465
Publisher / Ed. Institution : John Benjamins
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Amsterdam
Issue Date: 2007
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Series : Hamburg studies on multilingualism
Series volume: 5
Type of review: Not specified
Language : English
Subjects : Discourse; Connectivity; Multilingualism; Grammar
Subject (DDC) : 404.2: Bilingualism and multilingualism
Abstract: In this collection of carefully selected papers connectivity is looked at from the vantage points of language contact, language change, language acquisition, multilingual communication and related domains based on various European and Non-European languages. From typological and multilingual perspectives the focus of investigation is on the grammatical architecture of a number of linguistic devices that interconnect units of text and discourse. The volume is organized along central concepts: A general section deals with connectivity in language change and language acquisition, subdivisions are devoted to pronouns, topics and subjects, the role of finiteness in text and discourse, coordination and subordination and particles, adverbials and constructions. The editors’ preface introduces connectivity as an object of linguistic research.
Departement: Angewandte Linguistik
Publication type: Book
DOI : 10.1075/hsm.5
ISBN: 978-90-272-1925-1
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/6506
Appears in Collections:Publikationen Angewandte Linguistik

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