By John A. Hawkins

ISBN-10: 1138919179

ISBN-13: 9781138919174

ISBN-10: 1138919225

ISBN-13: 9781138919228

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, appears 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 a complete. it is strongly recommended that there's, and that English and German can function a case research for a extra common 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;’ historic linguists; and utilized linguists.

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