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The Foundations of Cognitive Grammar: Volume I: Theoretical Prerequisites

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This is the first volume of a two-volume work that introduces a new and fundamentally different conception of language structure and linguistic investigation. The central claim of cognitive grammar is that grammar forms a continuum with lexicon and is fully describable in terms of symbolic units (i.e. form-meaning pairings). In contrast to current orthodoxy, the author arg ...more
Paperback, 540 pages
Published August 1st 1999 by Stanford University Press (first published June 1st 1987)
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