skip to content
The Role of theory in language description Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Role of theory in language description

Author: William A Foley
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1993.
Series: Trends in linguistics., Studies and monographs ;, 69.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Bibliography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Role of theory in language description.
Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1993
(OCoLC)610212125
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William A Foley
ISBN: 3110135167 9783110135169
OCLC Number: 27186547
Description: viii, 467 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / William A. Foley --
Noun incorporation and the nature of linguistic representation / Mark C. Baker --
Interaction between grammar and discourse in Chichewa (Bantu) / Joan Bresnan --
The elusive figures of Burmese grammar: An essay / A. L. Becker --
A language which defies description by ordinary means / Andrew Pawley --
The conceptual basis of grammatical relations / William A. Foley --
The expanse of grammar in the "waste" of frames / Michael Silverstein --
Culture and conversational inference / John J. Gumperz --
Disjoint reference and pragmatic inference: Anaphora and switch reference in Northern Pomo / M. C. O'Connor --
Code, inference, placedness and ellipsis / Nicholas Evans --
Meaning and pragmatics of order in selected South American Indian languages / Doris L. Payne --
Theoretical implications of grammaticalization phenomena / Christian Lehmann --
Grammar and polity: The cultural and political background to Standard Malay / Geoffrey Benjamin. Diglossic grammaticality in Thai / Anthony Diller --
Language use and language development: Review of sociolinguistic theory / Mohamed H. Abdulaziz --
Formalism, functionalism and the discourse of evolution / Jane H. Hill.
Series Title: Trends in linguistics., Studies and monographs ;, 69.
Responsibility: edited by William A. Foley.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27186547> # The Role of theory in language description
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "27186547" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/gw> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Place/berlin> ; # Berlin
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Topic/taalwetenschap> ; # Taalwetenschap
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Topic/linguistique> ; # Linguistique
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Topic/linguistique_congres> ; # Linguistique--Congrès
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Topic/linguistique_descriptive> ; # Linguistique descriptive
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Topic/linguistics_viet_nam> ; # Linguistics--Viet Nam
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/410/e20/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Topic/linguistique_methodologie> ; # Linguistique--Méthodologie
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/999202> ; # Linguistics
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Person/foley_william_a> ; # William A. Foley
   schema:datePublished "1993" ;
   schema:description "Introduction / William A. Foley -- Noun incorporation and the nature of linguistic representation / Mark C. Baker -- Interaction between grammar and discourse in Chichewa (Bantu) / Joan Bresnan -- The elusive figures of Burmese grammar: An essay / A. L. Becker -- A language which defies description by ordinary means / Andrew Pawley -- The conceptual basis of grammatical relations / William A. Foley -- The expanse of grammar in the "waste" of frames / Michael Silverstein -- Culture and conversational inference / John J. Gumperz -- Disjoint reference and pragmatic inference: Anaphora and switch reference in Northern Pomo / M. C. O'Connor -- Code, inference, placedness and ellipsis / Nicholas Evans -- Meaning and pragmatics of order in selected South American Indian languages / Doris L. Payne -- Theoretical implications of grammaticalization phenomena / Christian Lehmann -- Grammar and polity: The cultural and political background to Standard Malay / Geoffrey Benjamin."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/393599> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Series/trends_in_linguistics_studies_and_monographs> ; # Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Series/trends_in_linguistics> ; # Trends in linguistics.
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/610212125> ;
   schema:name "The Role of theory in language description"@en ;
   schema:productID "27186547" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/27186547#PublicationEvent/berlin_new_york_mouton_de_gruyter_1993> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Agent/mouton_de_gruyter> ; # Mouton de Gruyter
   schema:url <http://digitool.hbz-nrw.de:1801/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=2849275&custom%5Fatt%5F2=simple%5Fviewer> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783110135169> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://d-nb.info/930391683> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/27186547> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Agent/mouton_de_gruyter> # Mouton de Gruyter
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Mouton de Gruyter" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Person/foley_william_a> # William A. Foley
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Foley" ;
   schema:givenName "William A." ;
   schema:name "William A. Foley" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Series/trends_in_linguistics> # Trends in linguistics.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27186547> ; # The Role of theory in language description
   schema:name "Trends in linguistics." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Series/trends_in_linguistics_studies_and_monographs> # Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27186547> ; # The Role of theory in language description
   schema:name "Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Topic/linguistics_viet_nam> # Linguistics--Viet Nam
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Linguistics--Viet Nam"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Topic/linguistique_congres> # Linguistique--Congrès
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Linguistique--Congrès"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Topic/linguistique_descriptive> # Linguistique descriptive
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Linguistique descriptive"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/393599#Topic/linguistique_methodologie> # Linguistique--Méthodologie
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Linguistique--Méthodologie"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/999202> # Linguistics
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Linguistics"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783110135169>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "3110135167" ;
   schema:isbn "9783110135169" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/610212125>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Role of theory in language description." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27186547> ; # The Role of theory in language description
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.