Construction Grammar in a Cross-Language Perspective

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| Princeton University
| University of Helsinki
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This volume gives an easily accessible, yet comprehensive, sophisticated, and example-rich introduction to Construction Grammar as it has been developed from the early 1980’s by Charles J. Fillmore and his associates. It also provides a succinct account of the historical and intellectual background of the model and shows how Construction Grammar can easily be applied to typologically very different languages and to a variety of language-specific phenomena. All of the contributors to the volume came out of the Fillmorean school at UC-Berkeley and have worked consistently on applying and further developing the model in various domains of linguistic analysis.

The 'Thumbnail sketch' by Fried & Östman is the only extensive introduction published so far to Fillmorean Construction Grammar.

[Constructional Approaches to Language, 2]  2004.  vi, 209 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Historical and intellectual background of Construction Grammar
Jan-Ola Östman and Mirjam Fried
1–10
Construction Grammar: A thumbnail sketch
Mirjam Fried and Jan-Ola Östman
11–86
Predicate semantics and event construal in Czech case marking
Mirjam Fried
87–119
Lexically (un)filled constructional schemes and construction types: The case of Japanese modal conditional constructions
Seiko Fujii
121–155
On the interaction of information structure and formal structure in constructions: The case of French right-detached comme-N
Knud Lambrecht
157–199
Index
201–208
“[...] a valuable source for anyone interested in current research in Construction Grammar. The structure of the book seems unusual in combining a textbook introduction with research articles. This combination however turns out to be very useful, as it allows the reader to familiarize with the theoretical framework before seeing it applied to a number of different phenomena.”
“The book as a whole is an interesting introduction to Construction Grammar as a formal theory of language, and shows that the framework is sufficiently flexible and accurate to account for linguistic facts across languages. The volume, and in particular Chapter 2, will thus be an extremely useful reference for anyone interested in constructional approaches.”
“[...] the utility (and interest) of this book is the attempt to test, through a collection of different case studies related to different languages, the application of the constructional approach outside the model of English.”
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2004046398