By John A. Hawkins
First released in 1986, this booklet attracts jointly analyses of English and German. It defines the contrasts and similarities among the 2 languages and, particularly, seems to be on the query of no matter if contrasts in a single quarter of the grammar is systematically relating to contrasts in one other, and even if there's any ‘directionality’ or team spirit to distinction all through grammar as an entire. it's endorsed that there's, and that English and German can function a case research for a extra normal typology of languages than we've got.
This quantity could be of curiosity to a variety of linguists, together with scholars of Germanic languages; language typologists; generative grammarians trying to ‘fix the parameters’ on language variation;’ old linguists; and utilized linguists.
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A Comparative Typology of English and German: Unifying the Contrasts: Volume 6 (Routledge Library Editions: The English Language) by John A. Hawkins