John R. Taylor

List of John Benjamins publications for which John R. Taylor plays a role.



Cognitive Exploration of Language and Linguistics: Second revised edition

Edited by René Dirven † and Marjolijn H. Verspoor

[Cognitive Linguistics in Practice, 1] 2004. xii, 277 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language

Cognitive Exploration of Language and Linguistics

René Dirven † and Marjolijn H. Verspoor

[Cognitive Linguistics in Practice, 1 (1999)] 1999. xiv, 300 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language


Taylor, John R. 2004 Why Construction Grammar is radicalAnnual Review of Cognitive Linguistics: Volume 2, Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez, Francisco José (ed.), pp. 321–348 | Review article
This article reviews some of the foundational assumptions of Croft'sRadical Construction Grammar. While constructions have featured prominently in much recent work in cognitive linguistics, Croft adopts the ‘radical’ view that constructions are the primary objects of linguistic analysis, with… read more
Taylor, John R. 2003 Meaning and contextMotivation in Language: Studies in honor of Günter Radden, Cuyckens, Hubert, Thomas Berg, René Dirven † and Klaus-Uwe Panther (eds.), pp. 27–48 | Article
Taylor, John R. 1998 Double object constructions in ZuluThe Linguistics of Giving, Newman, John (ed.), pp. 67 ff. | Article
Taylor, John R. 1997 10 Linguistic Theory and the Multiple-Trace Model of MemoryLinguistics Inside Out: Roy Harris and his critics, Wolf, George and Nigel Love (eds.), pp. 208 ff. | Article
Taylor, John R. 1997 Conditionals and polarityOn Conditionals Again, Athanasiadou, Angeliki and René Dirven † (eds.), pp. 289 ff. | Article
Taylor, John R. 1994 Possessives and topicalityFunctions of Language 1:1, pp. 67–94 | Article
This paper deals with certain aspects of prenominal possessives (i.e. expressions of the kind John's wife, the city's destruction) in English. Consideration of the discourse function of the construction leads to the prediction that the possessor nominal will be high in topicality, whilst the… read more
Taylor, John R. 1991 Remarks on the Kin-Pin Vowels in South African EnglishEnglish World-Wide 12:1, pp. 75–85 | Article
Dirven, René † and John R. Taylor 1988 The conceptualisation of vertical space in English: The case of tallTopics in Cognitive Linguistics, Rudzka-Ostyn, Brygida (ed.), pp. 379 ff. | Article
Taylor, John R. 1988 Contrasting prepositional categories: English and ItalianTopics in Cognitive Linguistics, Rudzka-Ostyn, Brygida (ed.), pp. 299 ff. | Article