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Lexical perspectives on transitivity and ergativity : causative constructions in English

Author: Maarten Lemmens
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, ©1998.
Series: Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science., Series IV,, Current issues in linguistic theory ;, v. 166.
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Covers: the semantics of causative constructions; the semantics of causative verbs; lexically determined flexibility and constraints; the agent-centredness of the transitive paradigm; the  Read more...

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Lemmens, Maarten.
Lexical perspectives on transitivity and ergativity.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, ©1998
(DLC) 98036270
(OCoLC)39508275
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maarten Lemmens
ISBN: 9789027275660 9027275661
OCLC Number: 768761901
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral).
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 268 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Part I: Theoretical Premises; 2. Chapter 1: Introduction; 3. 1.1 Constructional variation with causative verbs; 4. 1.2 Structural organization of this book; 5. 1.3 Theoretical framework; 6. 1.4 Empirical methodology; 7. Chapter 2: The semantics of causative constructions; 8. 2.1 Analytical versus lexical causatives; 9. 2.2 Transitive versus ergative lexical causatives; 10. Chapter 3: The semantics of causative verbs; 11. 3.1 The structure of lexical categories; 12. 3.2 The structure of lexical fields; 13. 3.3 Lexical versus constructional semantics; 14. 3.4 Conclusions to Part I; 15. Part II: Case Studies; 16. Chapter 4: Lexically determined flexibility and constraints; 17. 4.1 Introduction; 18. 4.2 A synchronic perspective on constructional constraints; 19. 4.3 A diachronic perspective on constructional flexibility; 20. 4.4 Conclusions; 21. Chapter 5: The Agent-centredness of the transitive paradigm; 22. 5.1 The experiential basis of agentivity; 23. 5.2 Lexical blueprints for agentivity: the MURDER verbs; 24. 5.3 Morphological blueprints for agentivity: agentive nominals; 25. 5.4 Constructional blueprints for agentivity: the objectless transitive; 26. 5.5 Conclusions; 27. Chapter 6: The Medium-centredness of the ergative paradigm; 28. 6.1 The experiential basis of ergativity; 29. 6.2 Lexical and constructional convergence in Early Modern English; 30. 6.3 Lexical and constructional differentiation in Contemporary English; 31. 6.4 Transitivity and force-dynamics: phrasal verbs; 32. 6.5 Conclusions; 33. Chapter 7: Complexities of the transitive-ergative interplay; 34. 7.1 The experiential basis of the transitive/ergative interplay; 35. 7.2 Lexical and constructional variation in Modern English; 36. 7.3 Ergativization of abort in Early Modern English; 37. 7.4 Transitivization of abort in Modern English; 38. 7.5 Conclusions; 39. Chapter 8: Summary and evaluation; 40. 8.1 Summary; 41. 8.2 Evaluation; 42. 8.3 Further Research; 43. References; 44. Dictionaries; 45. Corpus References; 46. Glossary; 47. Index of Names; 48. Index of Subjects
Series Title: Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science., Series IV,, Current issues in linguistic theory ;, v. 166.
Responsibility: Maarten Lemmens.

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