Investigations in Cognitive Grammar

Investigations in Cognitive Grammar

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This volume makes accessible a substantial range of recent research in Cognitive Grammar. Building from fundamentals, it brings fresh insight to the analysis of varied grammatical phenomena. Topics considered in depth include constructions, grounding, clause structure, and complex sentences. The book is of interest to anyone concerned with the conceptual basis of meaning and linguistic structure. Key features comprehensive collection of studies in Cognitive Grammar suitable for students of general linguistics the author is one of the founding fathers of the cognitive linguistics movementshow more

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  • Paperback | 396 pages
  • 154 x 228 x 24mm | 598.74g
  • Walter de Gruyter & Co
  • Mouton de Gruyter
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • 210 Illustrations, black and white
  • 3110214350
  • 9783110214352
  • 918,204

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"Ronald W. Langacker is universally acclaimed as one of the founding fathers of the cognitive linguistics movement. His pioneering efforts towards developing a meaning-oriented, usage-based theory of grammar have given cognitive linguistics many of its key concepts, and his theory of Cognitive Grammar is not only one of the cornerstones of cognitive linguistics, it is also a magnificent achievement in its own right." Dirk Geeraertsshow more

About Ronald W. Langacker

Ronald W. Langacker, University of California, San Diego, USA.show more

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"Ronald W. Langacker is universally acclaimed as one of the founding fathers of the cognitive linguistics movement. His pioneering efforts towards developing a meaning-oriented, usage-based theory of grammar have given cognitive linguistics many of its key concepts, and his theory of Cognitive Grammar is not only one of the cornerstones of cognitive linguistics, it is also a magnificent achievement in its own right." Dirk Geeraertsshow more