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Morphosyntactic change : functional and formal perspectives

Author: Olga Fischer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford linguistics.; Oxford surveys in syntax and morphology, 2.
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A critical comparison of morphosyntactic change and the mechanisms that trigger it, this book shows how changes in discourse, lexicon, semantics, pragmatics, and sound interact with changes in morphosyntax, and considers the interface between the internal and external factors of change.
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Fischer, Olga.
Morphosyntactic change.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006027560
(OCoLC)71173733
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Olga Fischer
ISBN: 9781429470711 1429470712 9780191514821 0191514829 9786610753758 661075375X
OCLC Number: 139969850
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 378 pages) : illustrations.
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: Cover --
Contents --
Acknowledgements --
Abbreviations and explanation of technical terms --
Introduction --
Part I: General Issues in Morphosyntactic Change --
aims and methods / 1. What is 'good practice' in historical linguistics --
1.0. Introduction --
1.1. What counts as evidence in historical linguistics?. 1.2. Internal and external factors in morphosyntactic change --
1.3. Where to find the evidence --
1.4. Concluding remarks --
two theories compared / 2. Conflict and reconciliation --
2.0. Introduction --
2.1. Historical backdrop to the two approaches --
a broad view / 2.2. The aims, assumptions, and methods of the two theories --
2.3. Reconciliation --
2.4. Concluding remarks --
3. Principles, mechanisms, and causes of change --
3.0. Introduction --
3.1. 'Factors' of change involved in the Principles and Parameters model --
3.2. 'Factors' of change involved in grammaticalization --
3.3. A comparison and evaluation --
3.4. Concluding remarks --
3.5. A sketch for an analogy-based learning mechanism for language --
Case Studies / Part II --
the story of the modals (and other auxiliaries). 4.0. Introduction / 4. A paradigm case --
4.1. The English modals as a radical category change --
other accounts / 4.2. The English modals --
4.3. The two approaches combined --
4.4. Concluding remarks --
the case of clause fusion / 5. From discourse to (morpho) syntax and vice versa --
the pragmatic and the syntactic modes / 5.0. Introduction --
5.1. Grammaticalization and clause combining (or clause fusion). 5.2. Clause fusion as a synchronic and diachronic process in generative grammar --
5.3. Other proposals related to the question of clause fusion and the status of (modal) auxiliaries --
biclausal or monoclausal structures?. 5.5. The development of other auxiliaries: biclausal or monoclausal structures?. 5.6. Concluding remarks / 5.4. The English modal verbs --
6. Subjectification, scope, and word order --
6.0. Introduction --
the development of epistemic modals / 6.1. Subjectification and scope --
sentence adverbs and / 6.2. Subjectification and scope. pragmatic markers --
6.3. Concluding remarks --
7. Toward a usage-based theory of morphosyntactic change: summary and conclusions --
References --
Name Index --
A.B.C.D.E.F.G.H.I.J.K.L.M.N.O.P.Q.R.S.T.V.W.Y.Z. Subject Index --
A.B.C.D.E.F.G.H.I.L.M.N.O.P.Q.R.S.T.U.V.W.X. Last Page.
Series Title: Oxford linguistics.; Oxford surveys in syntax and morphology, 2.
Responsibility: Olga Fischer.

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