Grammaticalization (Book, 2009) []
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Author: Paul J Hopper; Elizabeth Closs Traugott
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009.
Series: Cambridge textbooks in linguistics
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. ed., []View all editions and formats

The 2003 second edition of this general introduction to grammaticalization has been thoroughly revised with substantial updates on theoretical and methodological issues, and includes a significantly  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul J Hopper; Elizabeth Closs Traugott
ISBN: 9780521804219 0521009480 9780521009485 0521804213
OCLC Number: 608434402
Description: XX, 276 Seiten.
Contents: Preface to the second edition and acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. Some preliminaries; 2. The history of grammaticalization; 3. Reanalysis; 4. Pragmatic factor; 5. The hypothesis of unidirectionality; 6. Clause-internal morphological changes; 7. Grammaticalization across clauses; 8. Grammaticalization in situations of extreme language contact; 9. Summary and suggestions for further work; References; Index of names; Index of languages; General index.
Series Title: Cambridge textbooks in linguistics
Responsibility: Paul J. Hopper ; Elizabeth Closs Traugott.


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