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Linguistic Theory and Historical Linguistics (Selected Writings / Roman Jakobson)

by Dieter Kastovsky

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Published by Walter de Gruyter .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language & Linguistics,
  • Linguistics,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1538
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9016616M
    ISBN 103110104261
    ISBN 109783110104264

    Various linguistic theories have been developed over the past two centuries. Three main schools can be recognised: Neogrammarianism (late 19th century), structuralism (first half of 20th century), generative grammar (second half of 20th century). Raymond Hickey The Neat Summary of Linguistics Page 7 of Linguistics: An Introduction to Linguistic Theory is a textbook, written for introductory courses in linguistic theory for undergraduate linguistics majors and first-year graduate students, by twelve major figures in the field, each bringing their expertise to one of the core areas of the field - morphology, syntax, semantics, phonetics, phonology, and language4/5.

    Linguistics: An Introduction to Linguistic Theory is a textbook, written for introductory courses in linguistic theory for undergraduate linguistics majors and first-year graduate students. Twelve major figures in the field bring their expertise to each of the core areas of the field - morphology, syntax, semantics, phonetics, phonology, and language acquisition. In each section the book is. Simultaneously a survey of the current state of linguistic theory and a case for the necessity of empirical verification in linguistics, Modern Theories of Language builds a bridge across the gulf between many long-standing conflicts in the theory of language. Accessibly written, this provocative work predicts future theorerical and Author: Mortéza Mahmoudian.

    Analogy has a natural place in well-known general linguistic works in the first half of the 20th century (for the main Neogrammarian interest in analogy, see Analogy and Historical Linguistics/Language Change), such as Sapir , Bloomfield , and Hockett In these works, analogy is mostly restricted to the morphological level.   Historical Linguistics provides a comprehensive and clearly written introduction to historical linguistic theory and methods. Since its first publication in the book has established itself as core reading for students of linguistics. This edition has been thoroughly by:


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Linguistic Theory and Historical Linguistics (Selected Writings / Roman Jakobson) by Dieter Kastovsky Download PDF EPUB FB2

While historical-comparative linguistics commonly deals with the immaterial traces of the past in Africa’s present-day languages, archaeology unearths the material vestiges of ancient cultures Author: Koen Bostoen. Explores the relationship between fundamental concepts in historical linguistics, topics such as 'language' and 'change', and corresponding notions in contemporary (synchronic) linguistic theory Features extensive discussion of traditional and theoretically-oriented historical work Cited by: Linguistics: An Introduction to Linguistic Theory is a textbook, written for introductory courses in linguistic theory for undergraduate linguistics majors and first-year graduate students, by twelve major figures in the field, each bringing their expertise to one of the core areas of the field - morphology, syntax, semantics, phonetics, phonology, and language acquisition/5(7).

book titled Historical linguistics: Theory and method the failure to discuss one of the most famous and problematic concepts of traditional historical linguistics is simply unacceptable. AtAuthor: Craig Melchert. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "In honour of Jacek Fisiak." Description: pages cm.

Series Title: Trends in linguistics., Studies and. McMahon, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Semantics. Developments in linguistic theory may also increase understanding of semantic change, which has long been seen as a domain where description is the highest achievable goal.

Earlier approaches have attempted to classify changes, but seeing developments as, for instance, extensions, or. Perhaps the most thoroughly studied area of historical linguistics is sound change. Over time, the sounds of languages tend to change. The study of sound change has yielded very significant results, and important assumptions that underlie historical linguistic methods, especially the comparative method, are based on these findings.

The new look in historical linguistics The most visible face of historical linguistics is the study of language relationships. It has been revitalized in the last few decades by a wealth of new linguistic, historical, anthropological, and ge-netic evidence, innovative methods of classification, and a better understanding of how languagesFile Size: KB.

This book of new work by leading international scholars considers developments in the study of diachronic linguistics and linguistic theory, including those concerned with the very definition of language change in the biolinguistic framework, parametric change in a minimalist conception of grammar, the tension between the observed gradual nature of language change and the binary nature of.

The Journal of Historical Linguistics aims to publish, after peer-review, papers that make a significant contribution to the theory and/or methodology of historical linguistics.

Papers dealing with any language or language family are welcome. Papers should have a diachronic orientation and should offer new perspectives, refine existing methodologies, or challenge received wisdom, on the basis. My list (a somewhat textbook guided path): 1.

Ferdinand de Saussure - Course in General Linguistics. This is surprisingly easy to read even for a layperson and certainly the foundation text for understanding many debates about language such as la.

Numerous case studies throughout the book show both that theoretical linguistics can be used to solve problems where traditional approaches to historical linguistics have failed to produce satisfying results, and that the results of historical research can have an impact on theory.

The book first explains the nature of human language and the Cited by:   Historical linguistics —traditionally known as philology—is the branch of linguistics concerned with the development of a language or of languages over time. The primary tool of historical linguistics is the comparative method, a way of identifying relations among languages in the absence of written records.

For this reason, historical Author: Richard Nordquist. Historical Linguistics provides a comprehensive and clearly written introduction to historical linguistic theory and methods. Since its first publication in the book has established itself as core reading for students of linguistics.

Psycholinguistics or psychology of language is the study of the interrelation between linguistic factors and psychological aspects.

The field is concerned with psychological and neurobiological factors that enable humans to acquire, use, comprehend and produce discipline is mainly concerned with the mechanisms in which languages are processed and represented in the mind and brain. This book considers developments in the study of diachronic linguistics and linguistic theory, including those concerned with the very definition of language change in the biolinguistic framework, parametric change in a minimalist conception of grammar, the tension between the observed gradual nature of language change and the binary nature of parameters, and whether syntactic change can be.

Emphasising the formal generative approach, the book explores well-known language teaching methods, looking at the extent to which linguistic theory is relevant to the different approaches.

This is the first textbook to provide an explicit discussion of language teaching from the point of view of formal linguistics. Trask’s Historical Linguistics, Third Edition, is an accessible introduction to historical linguistics – the study of language change over time.

This engaging book is illustrated with language examples from all six continents, and covers the fundamental concepts of language change, methods for File Size: 3MB. This book goes beyond the boundaries of a standard text, using controversial and compelling ideas to explore the relationship between fundamental concepts in historical linguistics.

An original and engaging introduction to the subject of historical linguistics Presents controversial but compelling ideas in developing a clear understanding as to why historical linguistics has had.

Linguistics is the scientific study of language. It involves an analysis of language form, language meaning, and language in context. Beginning around the 6th century BCE, linguistics began to be studied systematically by the Indian scholar Pānini, who is generally regarded as the "Father of Linguistics." Formal linguistics later developed in Ancient Greece as well.

Beginning around the 4th. The major purpose of the book is to provide in up-to-date form such an understanding of the principles of historical linguistics and the related fields of comparative linguistics and linguistic reconstruction.

In addition, the book provides a very broad exemplification of the principles of historical linguistics. show more/5(24).Thoroughly grounded in contemporary linguistic theory, the book focus on the core foundational and philosophical issues in semantics and pragmatics, richly illustrated with historical case studies to show how linguistic questions are related to philosophical problems in areas such as metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics.The book sets a new standard for the study of childhood bilingualism, and shows how this study bears on many different areas of linguistics, including monolingual acquisition, language contact, syntactic theory, typology, and historical linguistics.

William Labov, Sharon Ash, and Charles Boberg.