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The evolution of language from pre-language

Author: Talmy Givón; Bertram F Malle
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : J. Benjamins Pub., ©2002.
Series: Typological studies in language, v. 53.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Talmy Givón; Bertram F Malle
ISBN: 1588112381 9781588112385 1588112373 9781588112378
OCLC Number: 223393453
Description: ix, 392 p.
Contents: 1. Introduction (by Givon, T.), pvii; 2. Part 1. Language and the brain; 3. 1. The visual information-processing system as an evolutionaryprecursor of human language (by Givon, T.), p3-50; 4. 2. Embodied meaning: An evolutionary-developmental analysis of adaptive semantics (by Tucker, Don M.), p51-82; 5. 3. Missing links, issues and hypotheses in the evolutionary origin of language (by Li, Charles N.), p83-106; 6. Part 2. Language and cognition; 7. 4. Sequentiality as the basis of constituent structure (by Bybee, Joan L.), p107-134; 8. 5. The internal structure of the syllable: An ontogenetic perspective on origins (by Davis, Barbara L.), p135-153; 9. 6. On the origins of intersyllabic complexity (by MacNeilage, Peter F.), p155-170; 10. 7. On the pre-linguistic origins of language processing rates (by Barker, Marjorie), p171-214; 11. 8. The clausal structure of linguistic and pre-linguistic behavior (by Fenk-Oczlon, Gertraud), p215-229; 12. Part 3. Language and social cognition; 13. 9. The gradual emergence of language (by MacWhinney, Brian), p231-263; 14. 10. The relation between language and theory of mind in development and evolution (by Malle, Bertram F.), p265-284; 15. 11. The rise of intentional understanding in human development: Analogies to the ontogenesis of language (by Baldwin, Dare A.), p285-305; 16. Part 4. Language development; 17. 12. The emergence of grammar in early child language (by Tomasello, Michael), p309-328; 18. 13. Why does exposure to language matter? (by Morford, Jill P.), p329-341; 19. 14. Getting a handle on language creation (by Goldin-Meadow, Susan), p343-374; 20. 15. Language evolution, acquisition, diachrony: Probing the parallels (by Slobin, Dan I.), p375-392
Series Title: Typological studies in language, v. 53.
Responsibility: edited by T. Givón, Bertram F. Malle.
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