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Author Colloquium on New Ways of Analyzing Variation (2nd : 1973 : Georgetown University)

Title Analyzing variation in language : papers from the Second Colloquium on New Ways of Analyzing Variation / Ralph W. Fasold, Roger W. Shuy, editors
Published Washington : Georgetown University Press, [1975]


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Description vii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Part I. Variation theory -- Varied objections to various variable rules / Frank Anshen -- The necessity of variable rules / Robert Berdan -- The Bailey wave model : a dynamic quantitative paradigm / Ralph W. Fasold -- Use and applications of the Cedergren-Sankoff variable rule program / Gregory R. Guy -- Variable constraints and rule relations / Walt Wolfram -- Part II. Variation in grammar -- Some more on anymore / Donald Hindle and Ivan Sag -- Some universals for quantifier scope / Georgette Ioup -- Variation in universal grammar / Edward L. Keenan -- A "markedness" hierarchy of quantified noun phrases / Patrick F. McNamer -- Carrying the new wave into syntax : the case of Black English bin / John R. Rickford -- Part III. Polysemy or monosemy : discrete meanings or continuum? / Charles E. Ruhl -- Discord / Clare M. Silva and Arnold M. Zwicky -- Figurative language and the two-code hypothesis / Martin Steinmann, Jr. -- Where do conditional expressions qualify? : functional variability between logical and ordinary language conditionals / Masa-Aki Yamanashi -- Uniting three traditions : the classical study of grammatical-category-space, and lexical decomposition in generative semantics / Lloyd Anderson -- Part IV. Variation in languages in contact -- Synchronic languages and the problem of interlingual influence / David O. Oke -- Jenepher revisited : adult language change / Barbara Robson -- Part V. Variation in sign language -- A good rule of thumb : variable phonology in American sign language / Robbin Battison, Harry Markowicz, and James Woodward -- Variation in American sign language syntax : agent-beneficiary directionality / James C. Woodward, Jr. -- Part VI. Applications of variation studies -- What is the study of variation useful for? / Roger W. Shuy
Bibliography Includes bibliographies
Subject Language and languages -- Variation -- Congresses.
Languages in contact -- Congresses.
Sign language -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Fasold, Ralph W.
Shuy, Roger W.
LC no. 75015973
ISBN 0878402071