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Syntactic variation and genre [electronic resource] / edited by Heidrun Dorgeloh, Anja Wanner.

Contributor(s): Dorgeloh, Heidrun | Wanner, Anja.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Topics in English linguistics: 70.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter Mouton, c2010Description: 1 online resource (viii, 364 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9783110226485 (electronic bk.); 3110226480 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax | Language and languages -- Variation | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Syntax | registre (linguistique) -- syntaxe -- variation (sociolinguistique) -- congr�es | Variation | Syntax | Register <Linguistik> | Siegen <2007> | Grammar, Comparative and general --Syntax | Language and languages --Variation | Language and languagesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Kongress.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Syntactic variation and genre.DDC classification: 415 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
pt. 1. Genre: form, constitution, and change -- pt. 2. Syntactic variation based on genre.
Summary: This volume explores the interplay of syntactic variation and genre. How do genres emerge and what is the role of syntax in constituting them? Why do certain constructions appear in certain types of text? The articles in this book include both overviews of theoretical approaches to the concept of genre in linguistics and data-based analyses of specific syntactic phenomena in English, German, and Romance.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. 1. Genre: form, constitution, and change -- pt. 2. Syntactic variation based on genre.

This volume explores the interplay of syntactic variation and genre. How do genres emerge and what is the role of syntax in constituting them? Why do certain constructions appear in certain types of text? The articles in this book include both overviews of theoretical approaches to the concept of genre in linguistics and data-based analyses of specific syntactic phenomena in English, German, and Romance.

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