Theoretical and Empirical Issues in Grammaticalization

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| University of Santiago de Compostela
| University of Santiago de Compostela
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| University of Santiago de Compostela
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This volume and its companion oneRethinking grammaticalization: New perspectives offer a selection of papers from the Third International Conference New Reflections on Grammaticalization, held at the University of Santiago de Compostela in July 2005. The overall aim of the book is to enrich our understanding of what grammaticalization entails via detailed case studies in combination with theoretical and methodological discussions. Some of the theoretical issues discussed in the sixteen articles included in the volume are the nature of grammaticalization and related processes such as anti-, re- and degrammaticalization, the relationship between grammaticalization and lexicalization, the role of frequency in grammaticalization and the interplay between information structure and grammaticalization. Other topics covered are the grammaticalization of composite predicates in English, the emergence of modal particles in German and particle clusters in Dutch and the grammaticalization of various modal auxiliaries in Spanish and in Swedish.
[Typological Studies in Language, 77]  2008.  x, 367 pp.
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Table of Contents
Preface
ix–x
Introduction: Further reflections on grammaticalization
Elena Seoane and María José López-Couso
1–14
Swedish and the (de)grammaticalization debate
Peter Andersson
15–32
'Where grammar and lexis meet:' Composite predicates in English
Laurel J. Brinton
33–53
On the grammaticalization and (inter)subjectivity of evidential (semi-)auxiliaries in Spanish
Bert Cornillie
55–76
Semantic, syntactic and constructional restrictions in the diachronic rise of modal particles in German: A corpus-based study on the formation of a grammaticalization channel
Gabriele Diewald and Gisella Ferraresi
77–110
Double indirect object marking in Spanish and Italian
Andreas Dufter and Elisabeth Stark
111–129
The emergence of particle clusters in Dutch: Grammaticalization under adverse conditions
Jack Hoeksema
131–149
Antigrammaticalization, antimorphologization and the case of Tura
Dmitry Idiatov
151–169
Can grammaticalization be parameterized?
Jurgen Klausenburger
171–182
Possessive adjectives as a source of intensifiers
Ekkehard König and Letizia Vezzosi
183–206
Information structure and grammaticalization
Christian Lehmann
207–229
From speech-situation evocation to hypotaxis: The case of Latin quamvis 'although'
Torsten Leuschner
231–252
Grammaticalization waves: The Russian subjunctive mood and person/number marking
Jens Nørgård-Sørensen
253–268
Discourse frequency and the collapse of the adposition vs. affix distinction in Lakota
Regina Pustet
269–292
On the grammaticalization of the Spanish expression puede que
María José Rodríguez Espiñeira and Belén López Meirama
293–314
On the history and present behaviour of subordinating that with adverbial conjunctions in English
Günter Rohdenburg
315–331
The regrammaticalization of linking elements in German
Heide Wegener
333–355
Language index
361–362
Name index
357–360
Subject index
363–367
“The result of this synergistic enterprise, as represented in this thoughtful and well-edited volume, is a collective endeavor that eschews dogmatic allegiance to a particular formal apparatus and takes quite seriously the charge of representing grammatical change as an intrinsic and inevitable aspect of our language facility.”
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CFK – Grammar, syntax
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2008009809