A Theory of Ellipsis
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A Theory of Ellipsis

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This book presents a comprehensive theory of ellipsis that supports the formal, cross-lingusitic description of elliptical phenomena. In contrast to earlier work, this study focuses on the interconnected factors that determine whether ellipsis should or should not be used in a given context.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 162 x 243 x 22mm | 571g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • numerous tables and figures
  • 0195176928
  • 9780195176926
  • 2,022,839

Review quote

the cross-linguistic perspective should be of interest to readers of this journal...it may well be of interest to MT researchers. * Daniel Hardt, Mach Translat *show more

About Marjorie J. McShane

Marjorie McShane is a Computational Linguist at the Institute of Language and Information Technologies, and a Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland Baltimore County.show more