Approaches to Grammaticalization: Volume I. Theoretical and Methodological Issues (Typological Studies in Language #19)
The study of grammaticalization raises a number of fundamental theoretical issues pertaining to the relation of langue and parole, creativity and automatic coding, synchrony and diachrony, categoriality and continua, typological characteristics and language-specific forms, etc., and therefore challenges some of the basic tenets of twentieth century linguistics.This two-vol...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published October 15th 1991 by John Benjamins Publishing Co
(first published May 1991)
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