Melissa F. Bowerman
List of John Benjamins publications for which Melissa F. Bowerman plays a role.
Putting and taking events: A crosslinguistic perspective. Events of Putting and Taking: A crosslinguistic perspective, Kopecka, Anetta and Bhuvana Narasimhan (eds.), pp. 1–182012.
Containment, support, and beyond: Constructing topological spatial categories in first language acquisition. The Categorization of Spatial Entities in Language and Cognition, Aurnague, Michel, Maya Hickmann † and Laure Vieu (eds.), pp. 177–2032007.
Among children’s earliest spatial words are topological forms like ‘in’ and ‘on’. Although these forms name spatial relationships, they also presuppose a classification of ground objects into entities such as “containers” and “surfaces”; hence their relevance for a volume on “spatial entities”.… read more | Article