Jim Feist

Jim Feist

List of John Benjamins publications for which Jim Feist plays a role.


Subjects English linguistics | Functional linguistics | Germanic linguistics | Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


The article discusses noun incorporation in English — that is, expressions which include a noun in the verbal constituent of an utterance, as in It’s time to legacy build contrasted with It’s time to build a legacy. It concludes that noun incorporation is well established in present-day English,… read more | Article
This paper takes up the recent discussion of what controls speakers’ use of the -s and of- genitives, as in the university’s budget and the budget of the university. Most of the paper deals directly with control of that “genitive variation”. It first argues that there is a third variant, as in the… read more | Article