Bennett, Spatial and temporal uses of English prepositions: an essay in stratificational semantics. German translation appears in F. Towards plausibility in theories of language acquisition. University of Chicago Working Papers in Linguistics 4. Introduction and index to reprint of Jespersen, The Philosophy of Grammar.
On interpreting the theme of this conference. Li, Order and constituency in Mandarin Chinese. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 10. Introduction to 'syntax and semantics' section. Basic English: international second language, prepared by E. Papers from the 13th Regional meeting , Chicago Linguistic Society, 372-383. ¡Madison Avenue, si, Pennsylvania Avenue, no! Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
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Some tonal systems that come close to being pitch accent systems but don't quite make it. Papers from the 13th Regional meeting , Chicago Linguistic Society, 372-383. Australian Journal of Linguistics 1. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 14. Syntactic and logical arguments for semantic structures. Reprinted under the title 'How to get an intepretive theory of anaphora to work' in McCawley 1982d:128-58. Papers in Japanese Linguistics 1.
Jespersen 1894 targets the German comparative grammarian August Schleicher 1821—1861 as the most extreme example of the grammarians who admired the classical languages while despising their modern descendants. Review of Seward, Japanese in Action, 2nd ed. Parentheticals and discontinuous constituent structure. Tokugawa, 'Towards a family tree for accent in Japanese dialects'. William Safire, What's the goood word? All of these views were in accordance with his then psychological theory that language structure proceeds from the decomposition of a total experience i.
Fodor on where the action is. There was a need felt for a medium of international communication, to facilitate contacts between the nations of the world, whose affairs were becoming increasingly intermeshed through trade, industry and science, but not without friction. Summary Progress in Language, first published in 1894, dates from fairly early in Otto Jespersen's 1860-1943 academic career; it already contains many of the essentials of his argument against the prevailing mode of 19th-century linguistic thought which he maintained until the end of his life. Concerning the base component of a transformational grammar. Mel'cuk in Novoe v zarybezhnoy Lingvistike 10 Moscow: Progress, 1981 , 235-301. Stockholm papers in English language and Literature 1.
The genitive plural in Finnish. Helpful hints to the ordinary working Montague grammarian. Restrictive relatives and surface constituent structure. It must be noted that most of these histories were written by active participants in the movement and so tend to be partisan: the line between propaganda and scholarly research is frequently unclear. Notes on Li and Thompson's Mandarin Chinese.
His proposed international language, Basic English, was simply a controlled subset of the English national language. Today the world, tomorrow phonology. Some interactions between tense and negation in English. Established in 1901, this was an officially sanctioned scientific body aimed at offering the definitive answer to the international language question. Phillipson 1992 gives some well-known arguments for why it might be bad and how it is probably the result of deliberate self-serving policy.