A Cross-linguistic Study
By (author) Yan Huang
Normal Price: $313.95
Your Price: $282.56 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $31.39! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $14.13 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Anaphora by Yan Huang
Book DescriptionUnderstanding any communication depends on the listener or reader recognizing that some words refer to what has already been said or written (his, its, he, there, etc.). This mode of reference, anaphora, involves complicated cognitive and syntactic processes, which people usually perform unerringly, but which present formidable problems for the linguist and cognitive scientist trying to explain precisely how comprehension is achieved. Anaphora is thus a central research focus in syntactic and semantic theory, while understanding and modelling its operation in discourse are important targets in computational linguistics and cognitive science. Yan Huang provides an extensive and accessible overview of the major contemporary issues surrounding anaphora and gives a critical survey of the many and diverse contemporary approaches to it. He provides by far the fullest cross-linguistic account yet published: Dr Huang's survey and analysis are based on a rich collection of data drawn from around 550 of the world's languages. Topics covered include binding and control, null subjects and objects, long distance reflexivisation, logophoricity, bridging-cross reference, switch-reference, and discourse anaphora. Written by a leading expert on anaphora, the book will be the standard point of reference for all those interested in this important topic in theoretical linguistics. It will be a vital reference for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in syntax, semantics, and pragmatics, on the interfaces between them, on linguistic typology, and on computational linguistics.
Buy Anaphora book by Yan Huang from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780198235293
(242mm x 162mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 17-Aug-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Yan Huang
Oxford Handbook of Pragmatics, Hardback (January 2017)
This volume brings together distinguished scholars from all over the world to present an authoritative, thorough, and yet accessible state-of-the-art survey of current issues in pragmatics. It covers a wide range of topics and will be an indispensable reference for scholars and students in pragmatics, philosophy of language, and related fields.
Pragmatics, Paperback (December 2014)
Yan Huang's highly successful textbook on pragmatics has been fully revised and updated. It includes a brand new chapter on reference, a major topic in both linguistics and the philosophy of language, as well as new material covering subjects including conversational implicature, emotional deixis, and contextualism versus semantic minimalism.
Oxford Dictionary of Pragmatics, Paperback (December 2014)
A comprehensive guide to the terms, concepts, and theories of pragmatics from the traditional to the most recent, showing how they originated and how they are used. A vital resource for students and researchers in linguistics, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, and computational linguistics.
Syntax and Pragmatics of Anaphora, Paperback (August 2007)» View all books by Yan Huang
Develops a pragmatic theory of anaphora, which is a key topic in theoretical linguistics.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Anaphora book by Yan Huang and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Yan Huang
Yan Huang is Professor of Linguistics, Department of Linguistic Science, University of Reading.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.