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Topic and Focus Cross-Linguistic Perspectives on Meaning and Intonation

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ISBN-10: 1402047975

ISBN-13: 9781402047978

Edition: 2007

Authors: Chungmin Lee, Matthew Gordon, Daniel Buring

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This book contains a collection of papers exploring the cross-linguistic expression of topic and focus. A diverse set of perspectives from some of the leading scholars in the areas of semantics and intonation are represented in the collection, which is based on papers presented at the Topic and Focus Workshop at the 2001 LSA Summer Institute in Santa Barbara. This book is unique in the breadth of its typological coverage of topic and focus phenomena. Material is presented from nine languages, including several that are severely under-documented from a theoretical perspective. The expression of topic and focus are integral aspects of linguistic communication that introduce the content of…    
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Book details

List price: $119.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 5/8/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 294
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English