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Grammatical voice

Author: Fernando Zúñiga; Seppo Kittilä
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Series: Cambridge textbooks in linguistics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The grammatical category of voice covers a wide range of phenomena, including causatives, applicatives, passives, antipassives, middles, and others. Drawing on data from over 200 languages, Fernando Z©ð©łiga and Seppo Kittil©Þ illustrate the semantic, morphological, and syntactic variation of voice across languages from a range of families and regions. They approach the topic from a broad and explicit perspective,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fernando Zúñiga; Seppo Kittilä
ISBN: 9781316671399 1316671399
OCLC Number: 1089757884
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 22 Feb 2019).
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 292 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
Contents: Changing semantic valency: causatives, applicatives, and related constructions --
Changing syntactic valency: passives, antipassives, and related constructions --
In search of balance: agent and patient voices --
The affected subject: reflexives, reciprocals, and middles --
Covert diatheses: uncoded alternations --
The fringes of voice --
Diachronic aspects of voice --
Revisiting voice theory.
Series Title: Cambridge textbooks in linguistics.
Responsibility: Fernando Zúñiga, Seppo Kittilä.

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Aimed at students of linguistics and researchers in morphology, syntax, and semantics, this textbook introduces a wide variety of topics related to passives, causatives, and other voices, and  Read more...

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