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Semantics - Lexical Structures and Adjectives

Ed. by Maienborn, Claudia / Heusinger, Klaus von / Portner, Paul

Series:Mouton Reader

DE GRUYTER MOUTON

    34,95 € / $40.99 / £32.00*

    Paperback
    Publication Date:
    2019
    To be published:
    February 2019
    ISBN
    978-3-11-062296-6
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    Overview

    • state of the art in linguistic semantics
    • great number of distinguished scholars and experts in the field
    • for the first time available as paperbacks

    Aims and Scope

    Discover vital research on the lexical and cognitive meanings of words. In this exciting book from a team of world-class researchers, in-depth articles explain a wide range of topics, including thematic roles, sense relation, ambiguity and comparison. The authors focus on the cognitive and conceptual structure of words and their meaning extensions such as coercion, metaphors and metonymies. The book features highly cited material – available in paperback for the first time since its publication – and is an essential starting point for anyone interested in lexical semantics, especially where it meets other cognitive and conceptual research.

    Details

    23.0 x 15.5 cm
    400 pages
    DE GRUYTER MOUTON
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Professional Book
    Keyword(s):
    Semantics; Linguistic Theories; Generative and Cognitive Linguistics

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    Claudia Maienborn, Tübingen, Germany; Klaus von Heusinger, Köln, Germany; Paul Portner, Washington D.C., USA.

    Reviews

    "It’s great news that this outstanding Handbook of Semantics is appearing in paperback, now accessible to individuals as well as to libraries. The Handbook is a masterful achievement, both broad and deep -- it has almost every topic you might want to learn about, in articles generally written by the people you would most want to learn from. A lasting reference work of the highest quality."

    (Barbara H Partee, University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

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