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The Resource Information Status and Noncanonical Word Order in English

Information Status and Noncanonical Word Order in English

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Information Status and Noncanonical Word Order in English
Title
Information Status and Noncanonical Word Order in English
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This work provides a comprehensive discourse-functional account of three classes of noncanonical constituent placement in English -- preposing, postposing, and argument reversal -- and shows how their interaction is accounted for in a principled and predictive way. In doing so, it details the variety of ways in which information can be 'given' or 'new' and shows how an understanding of this variety allows us to account for the distribution of these constructions in discourse. Moreover, the authors show that there exist broad and empirically verifiable functional correspondences within classes of
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Birner, Betty J
Dewey number
401.41
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE1390
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Ward, Gregory
Series statement
Studies in language companion series,
Series volume
v. 40
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
Label
Information Status and Noncanonical Word Order in English
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 Preposing; 3 Postposing; 4 Argument Reversal; 5 Noncanonical Word Order and Discourse Structure; 6 Extensions and Implications; Appendix; References; Index
Control code
748242119
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (328 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027281906
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)748242119
Label
Information Status and Noncanonical Word Order in English
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 Preposing; 3 Postposing; 4 Argument Reversal; 5 Noncanonical Word Order and Discourse Structure; 6 Extensions and Implications; Appendix; References; Index
Control code
748242119
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (328 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027281906
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)748242119

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