Construction Grammar across Borders

ORCID logoTiago Timponi Torrent | Federal University of Juiz de Fora
ORCID logoEly Edison da Silva Matos | Federal University of Juiz de Fora
ORCID logoNatália Sathler Sigiliano | Federal University of Juiz de Fora
ISBN 9789027211484 | EUR 85.00 | USD 128.00
ISBN 9789027257529 | EUR 85.00 | USD 128.00
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Since its foundation in the 1980's, Construction Grammar has been crossing the traditionally imposed borders. From superimposed levels of analysis to the lexicon-grammar continuum, the constructionist approach to language has been built by, quoting Charles Fillmore, "the insistence on seeing specific grammatical patterns as serving given semantic (and often pragmatic) purposes, and in the effort to construct a uniform theory capable of presenting both the simplest and most general aspects of language and the large world of complex grammatical structures". In this volume, five chapters derived from the plenary talks at the 9th International Conference on Construction Grammar provide a sample of the bridges the insistence and effort of construction grammarians have built in the past three decades with other analytical models – namely Cognitive Grammar and Collostructional Analysis –, perspectives – Diachronic Construction Grammar – and applications – Language Pedagogy and Natural Language Understanding.
Originally published as special issue of Constructions and Frames 12:1 (2020).
[Benjamins Current Topics, 122] 2022.  v, 174 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents

Main BIC Subject

CFK: Grammar, syntax

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009060: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Syntax
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ONIX 2.1
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U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2022019219