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Historical syntax in cross-linguistic perspective

Historical syntax in cross-linguistic perspective

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Harris, Alice C. Campbell, Lyle.
Title Statement
Historical syntax in cross-linguistic perspective / Alice C. Harris, Lyle Campbell.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Cambridge ;   New York :   Cambridge University Press,   1995.  
Physical Medium
xvii, 488 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Cambridge studies in linguistics ;74
ISBN
0521472946 (hardback) 0521478812 (pbk.)
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 436-477) and indexes.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax. Historical linguistics.
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Contents information

Table of Contents


CONTENTS
Preface = xiii
List of abbreviations = xv
1 Introduction = 1
 1.1 Goals of a theory of diachronic syntax = 1
 1.2 Orientation to the organization and contents of the book = 2
 1.3 On the relation to synchronic syntax = 4
 1.4 On prediction = 5
 1.5 On explanation = 7
 1.6 Characteristics of a theory of syntactic change = 7
 1.7 The method employed = 8
 1.8 The syntactic framework = 9
 1.9 The evidence = 10
2.The history of historical syntax: major themes = 14
 2.1 Introduction = 14
 2.2 Foundations of the diachronic study of syntax = 15
 2.3 Historical syntax since 1957 = 34
 2.4 Conclusion = 46
3 Overview of a theory of syntactic change = 48
 3.1 Basic assumptions about language change = 48
 3.2 Outline of a theory of syntactic change = 50
 3.3 On mechanisms of syntactic change = 50
 3.4 On universally available syntactic constructions = 54
 3.5 On universal principles = 57
 3.6 The role of operations in an account of syntactic change = 57
 3.7 Why this theory? = 59
4 Reanalysis = 61
 4.1 Introduction = 61
 4.2 Examples of reanalysis = 65
 4.3 Preludes to reanalysis = 70
 4.4 Reanalysis and actualization = 77
 4.5 Some types of change that may be effected by reanalysis = 89
 4.6 Summary = 93
Appendix: preverbs in Kartvelian = 94
5 Extension = 97
 5.1 Introduction = 97
 5.2 Some examples of extension = 98
 5.3 Towards a constraint on extension = 101
 5.4 Variation, markedness, and "S" curves = 115
 5.5 Blending and contamination = 117
 5.6 Conclusion = 118
6 Language contact and syntactic borrowing = 120
 6.1 Introduction = 120
 6.2 Proposed universals (and other general claims) concerning grammatical borrowing = 122
 6.3 Moravcsik's universals of borrowing = 133
 6.4 Word order and borrowing = 136
 6.5 Case studies = 142
 6.6 Explanations and conclusions = 149
7 Processes that simplify biclansal structures = 151
 7.1 Introduction = 151
 7.2 Highlighting constructions = 151
 7.3 Quotation constructions = 168
 7.4 Clause fusion = 172
 7.5 Universal principles = 191
8 Word order = 195
 8.1 Introduction = 195
 8.2 On the order of morphemes in words = 199
 8.3 Construction reanalysis = 210
 8.4 Three views of the causes of word order change = 215
 8.5 Towards an account of word order and word order change = 220
 8.6 Summary: types of word order change and their causes = 238
9 Alignment = 240
 9.1 Introduction = 240
 9.2 Origins of alignment change = 243
 9.3 Consistency in alignment = 255
 9.4 A universal of alignment change = 258
10 On the development of complex constructions = 282
 10.1 The problem = 282
 10.2 The traditional view: hypotaxis from parataxis = 282
 10.3 A hypothesis of the development of complex constructions = 286
 10.4 The relation between questions and subordinate clauses = 293
 10.5 On the ultimate origins of complex constructions = 308
 10.6 Conclusion = 313
11 The nature of syntactic change and the issue of causation = 314
 11.1 Introduction = 314
 11.2 Explanation, causation, and prediction = 315
 11.3 Regularity = 325
 11.4 Directionality = 330
12 Reconstruction of syntax = 344
 12.1 Introduction = 344
 12.2 Correspondences: preliminaries for syntactic reconstruction = 345
 12.3 Reconstructing = 353
 12.4 Obstacles and purported obstacles = 360
 12.5 Conclusions = 374
Appendix = 377
Notes = 380
References = 436
Index of languages and language families = 478
Index of scholars = 482
Index of subjects = 485


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