Crosslinguistic Studies of Clause Combining

The multifunctionality of conjunctions

Editor
| University of Helsinki
HardboundAvailable
ISBN 9789027229939 | EUR 105.00 | USD 158.00
 
e-Book
ISBN 9789027289919 | EUR 105.00 | USD 158.00
 
The study of clause combining has been advanced lately by increasing interest in the study of actual language use in a typologically diverse set of languages. A number of received understandings have been challenged, among these the idea of clause combinations as being divisible into subordination and coordination in a binary fashion. Connected to this idea is the nature of conjunctions, a topic treated in several articles here. Couched within the larger issue of the nature of categoriality in language, several of the papers show that conjunctions are highly polyfunctional items, and that clause combining is only one of the uses to which speakers put them. Other topics treated in the volume are the historical development of conjunctions and the use of formulaic main clause constructions as projective units in conversation. The articles manifest both typological and theoretical breadth. They are based on data from Bulgarian, English, Estonian, Finnish, Indonesian, Japanese, and Spanish. The theoretical approaches include discourse-functional, interactional, historical and generative linguistics.
[Typological Studies in Language, 80]  2008.  xiv, 253 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Cited by

Cited by 8 other publications

Anward, Jan & Per Linell
2016. On the grammar of utterances: putting the form vs. substance distinction back on its feet. Acta Linguistica Hafniensia 48:1  pp. 35 ff. Crossref logo
Herlin, Ilona, Jyrki Kalliokoski & Laura Visapää
2014.  In Contexts of Subordination [Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 249],  pp. 1 ff. Crossref logo
Hopper, Paul J.
2021. “You turn your back and there’s somebody moving in”. Interactional Linguistics 1:1  pp. 64 ff. Crossref logo
Koivisto, Aino
2014.  In Contexts of Subordination [Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 249],  pp. 223 ff. Crossref logo
Laury, Ritva
2012. Syntactically Non-Integrated FinnishJos‘If’-Conditional Clauses as Directives. Discourse Processes 49:3-4  pp. 213 ff. Crossref logo
Lindström, Jan K.
2014. On the place of turn and sequence in grammar. Pragmatics. Quarterly Publication of the International Pragmatics Association (IPrA) 24:3  pp. 507 ff. Crossref logo
Raymond, Chase Wesley
2022. Suffixation and sequentiality. Interactional Linguistics Crossref logo
Stoenica, Ioana-Maria & Simona Pekarek Doehler
2020.  In Emergent Syntax for Conversation [Studies in Language and Social Interaction, 32],  pp. 303 ff. Crossref logo

This list is based on CrossRef data as of 20 april 2022. Please note that it may not be complete. Sources presented here have been supplied by the respective publishers. Any errors therein should be reported to them.

Subjects & Metadata
BIC Subject: CFK – Grammar, syntax
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
ONIX Metadata
ONIX 2.1
ONIX 3.0
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2008021013 | Marc record