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New Directions in Grammaticalization Research



Smith ADM, Trousdale G & Waltereit R (eds.) (2015) New Directions in Grammaticalization Research. Studies in Language Companion Series, 166. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. https://benjamins.com/#catalog/books/slcs.166/main

The articles in this volume examine a number of critical issues in grammaticalization studies, including the relationship between grammaticalization and pragmaticalization, subjectification and intersubjectification, and grammaticalization and language contact. The contributions consider data from a broad range of spoken and signed languages, including Greek, Japanese, Nigerian Pidgin, Swedish, and Turkish Sign Language. The authors work in a variety of theoretical frameworks, and draw on a number of research traditions. The volume will be of primary interest to historical linguists, though the diversity of approaches and sources of data mean that the volume is also likely have considerable general appeal.

EditorDr Andrew Smith
Title of seriesStudies in Language Companion Series
Number in series166
Publication date30/04/2015
PublisherJohn Benjamins
Publisher URLhttps://benjamins.com/#catalog/books/slcs.166/main
Place of publicationAmsterdam
ISSN of series0165-7763

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Dr Andrew Smith

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Lecturer - Language Studies, English Studies