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Prepositions in their syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic context [electronic resource] / edited by Susanne Feigenbaum, Dennis Kurzon.

Contributor(s): Feigenbaum, Susanne | Kurzon, Dennis.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Typological studies in language: v. 50.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : J. Benjamins Pub., c2002Description: 1 online resource (vi, 302 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1588111725 (US hb : alk. paper); 9781588111722 (US hb : alk. paper); 9027229562 (Eur); 9789027229564 (Eur); 9789027297204 (electronic bk.); 9027297207 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Grammar, Comparative and general -- Prepositions | Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax | Semantics | Pragmatics | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Syntax | VoorzetselsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Prepositions in their syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic context.DDC classification: 415 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Prepositions in their Syntactic, Semantic and Pragmatic Context; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Preface; Instability and the theory of semantic forms; Schematics and motifs in the semantics of prepositions; The theoretical status of prepositions; Temporal semantics of prepositions in context; Prepositions and context; Prepositional phrases as noun modifiers in contemporary Hebrew; The Hebrew prepositions mi-/min 'from, of '; A contrastive analysis of French andHebrew prepositions; A language in change; The French preposition in contact with Hebrew.
Summary: The growing interest in prepositions is reflected by this impressive collection of papers from leading scholars of various fields. The selected contributions of Prepositions in their Syntactic, Semantic and Pragmatic Context focus on the local and temporal semantics of prepositions in relation to their context, too. Following an introduction which puts this new approach into a thematical and historical perspective, the volume presents fifteen studies in the following areas: The semantics of space dynamics (mainly on French prepositions); Language acquisition (aphasia and code-switching); Artif.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Prepositions in their Syntactic, Semantic and Pragmatic Context; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Preface; Instability and the theory of semantic forms; Schematics and motifs in the semantics of prepositions; The theoretical status of prepositions; Temporal semantics of prepositions in context; Prepositions and context; Prepositional phrases as noun modifiers in contemporary Hebrew; The Hebrew prepositions mi-/min 'from, of '; A contrastive analysis of French andHebrew prepositions; A language in change; The French preposition in contact with Hebrew.

The growing interest in prepositions is reflected by this impressive collection of papers from leading scholars of various fields. The selected contributions of Prepositions in their Syntactic, Semantic and Pragmatic Context focus on the local and temporal semantics of prepositions in relation to their context, too. Following an introduction which puts this new approach into a thematical and historical perspective, the volume presents fifteen studies in the following areas: The semantics of space dynamics (mainly on French prepositions); Language acquisition (aphasia and code-switching); Artif.

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