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Author McCawley, James D., author

Title Adverbs, vowels, and other objects of wonder / James D. McCawley
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1979


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Description xi, 303 pages : charts ; 24 cm
Contents Sapir's Phonologic Representation -- The Phonological Theory behind Whitney's Sanskrit Grammar -- The Role of a Phonological Feature System in a Theory of Language -- Length and Voicing in Tubatulabal -- Some Tonal Systems That Come Close to Being Pitch-Accent Systems but Don't Quite Make It -- A Note on Tone in Tiv Conjugation -- Some Tonga Tone Rules -- Two Notes on Comparatives -- Fodor on Where the Action Is -- On Identifying the Remains of Deceased Clauses -- The Category Status of English Modals -- Remarks on What Can Cause What -- Morphological Indeterminacy in Underlying Syntactic Structure -- Evolutionary Parallels between Montague Grammar and Transformational Grammar -- Verbs of Bitching -- Remarks on the Lexicography of Performative Verbs -- Lexicography and the Count-Mass Distinction -- Review of R. Lakoff, Language and Woman's Place -- Lexicographic Notes on English Quantifiers -- Statement versus Rule in Linguistic Description -- On the Role of Notation in Generative Phonology -- On Interpreting the Theme of This Conference -- Madison Avenue, Si, Pennsylvania Avenue, No! -- Some Ideas Not to Live By
Analysis Linguistics
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-297) and index
Subject Linguistics.
LC no. 78011608
ISBN 0226556158