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English Word-Formation

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ISBN-10: 0521284929

ISBN-13: 9780521284929

Edition: 1983

Authors: Laurie Bauer, S. R. Anderson, J. Bresnan, B. Comrie, W. Dressler

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Interest in word-formation is probably as old as interest in language itself. As Dr Bauer points out in his Introduction, many of the questions that scholars are asking now were also being asked in the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. However, there is still little agreement on methodology in the study of word-formation or theoretical approaches to it; even the kind of data relevant to its study is open to debate. Dr Bauer here provides students and general linguists alike with a new perspective on what is a confused and often controversial field of study, providing a resolution to the terminological confusion which currently reigns in this area. In doing so, he clearly…    
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Book details

List price: $59.99
Copyright year: 1983
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/14/1983
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Some basic concepts
Phonological issues in word-formation
Syntactic and semantic issues in word-formation
An outline of English word-formation
Theory and practice
Bibliography and citation index