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Linguistic variables [electronic resource] : towards a unified theory of linguistic variation / Hans-Heinrich Lieb.

Author/Creator:
Lieb, Hans-Heinrich.
Publication:
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1993.
Series:
Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science. Current issues in linguistic theory ; Series IV, v. 108.
Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science. Series IV, Current issues in linguistic theory, 0304-0763 ; v. 108
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xiv, 261 pages)
Subjects:
Language and languages -- Variation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book for the first time reconstructs in a single theoretical framework the more important approaches to linguistic variation found in areas as different as historical linguistics, dialectology, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, stylistics, contrastive linguistics, language typology, so-called evaluation grammar, and current Chomskyan generative grammar (generally with an emphasis on syntax). The book concentrates on language-internal variation but also analyses typological research and considers the question of how linguistic descriptions may account for variation both within and betwe
Contents:
pt. 1. Orientation
pt. 2. Setting the stage
pt. 3. A theory of language varieties
pt. 4. Integrating the component approach
pt. 5. Extensions.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-244) and indexes.
ISBN:
1-283-31581-5
9786613315816
90-272-7703-6
OCLC:
631687708
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