Papers in Theoretical Linguistics

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This volume contains eight papers by the late Niels Danielsen, Danish linguist and philologist, and serves as a fine introduction to this theory of linguistic universality. The papers highlight the most important universals introduced by him, such as Linguistic Polarity, the Constitutional Axis of Language, the Verbal Nuclei, the Nomic Structure of Sentences, the Transversal Relations and the Critical Field of Distribution. All articles are reprinted in their original form, except for the paper originally entitled “Zur Universalität der Sprache”, which is here presented in an English translation for the first time. The volume is completed by a biographical sketch of Danielsen by Laurits Rendboe, a full list of his publications, an index of languages and an index of authors.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 23]  1992.  xxii, 224 pp.
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Table of Contents
On the Universality of Language
1–35
Die Relativa im Neuhochdeutschen — und anderen Sprachen. Ein vorstudie zu einer konstitutionellen Sprachtheorie
37–60
On the Nucleus Constructions in Human Language. Preamble to a Semasiosyntax
61–95
A First Constitutional Step towards a Universal Syntax
97–104
The Cases Unravelled (Or: Back to Linguistics!)
105–140
A Final Wrest: On Existence, Existential Disseminations and their Delegations
141–169
Plädoyer gegen die generativen Tiefenopartionen. Kritik einer Scheinlehre
171–192
Kinetic Analysis of Sentences
193–216
A Concise List of the most Important Symbols and Abbreviations used in a Nomic Analysis
217
Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  91039469 | Marc record