Reflexives

Forms and functions

Volume 1

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The importance of reflexive markers in the study of language structure cannot be underestimated: they participate in the coding of the argument structure of a clause; in the coding of semantic relations between arguments and verbs; in the coding of the relationship between arguments; in the coding of aspect; in the coding of point of view; and in the Coding of the information structure of a clause.
The present volume offers an approach to reflexive forms and functions from several perspectives: a formal approach where reflexives are discussed within a well-defined model of language representation; a typological approach; a historical approach concentrating on grammaticalization of reflexives and on the changes that pronouns and anaphors undergo; and a functionalist approach where functions of reflexive forms are described. The languages from which data were drawn represent a wide variety of language families and language types: English, Old English, Dutch, German, Tsakhur (Nakh-Dagestanian), Spanish, French, Bantu and Chadic languages. The variety of languages discussed and the different approaches taken complement each other in that each contributes an important piece to the understanding of reflexives in a cross-linguistic perspective.
[Typological Studies in Language, 40]  2000.  xiv, 286 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Introduction
Zygmunt Frajzyngier
vii
The fine structure of grammar: Anaphoric relations
Eric J. Reuland
1
Intensifiers and reflexives: A typological perspective
Ekkehard König and Peter Siemund
41
The structural and lexical space between reflexive binding and logophorics: Sundry paradigms of reflexives and anaphora
Werner Abraham
75
The typology and grammaticalization of reflexives
Mathias Schladt
103
Domains of point of view and coreferentiality: System interaction approach to the study of reflexives
Zygmunt Frajzyngier
125
Conceptual distance and transitivity increase in Spanish reflexives
Ricardo Maldonado
153
Bound pronouns and non-local anaphors: The case of Earlier English
Elly van Gelderen
187
Reflexives and emphasis in Tsaxur (Nakh-Dagestanian)
Ekaterina Lyutikova
227
What it means to deceive yourself: The semantic relation of French reflexive verbs and their corresponding transitive verbs
Richard Waltereit
257
Subject index
279
Author index
283
Language index
285
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Subjects

Linguistics

Syntax
Semantics
Typology
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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