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Passive Constructions in Lithuanian : Selected Works of Emma Geniusiene (Hardcover)

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This unique volume comprises a monograph and a set of articles by renowned typologist Emma Geniušiene which all focus on the topic of morphologically passive constructions in Lithuanian. It is the first translation into English of the author’s original work from the 1970s. It offers a rich treasury of data, a detailed structural description of all morphologically passive constructions, and an examination of the functions which these constructions have in the discourse. The addition of modern interlinear morpheme-by-morpheme glosses to hundreds of linguistic examples and expert editorial work have turned the hard-to-access material into a timeless resource available for the first time to a broad international readership. The volume will be of value to descriptive linguists, typologists, morphologists and formal syntacticians, as well as to scholars of information structure and functional text analysis. It is an exciting addition to the linguistic literature and a fitting tribute to the author.
Number of Pages: 313.0
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Series Title: Studies in Language Companion Series
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: John Benjamins Pub Co
Language: English
Street Date: November 24, 2016
TCIN: 51637150
UPC: 9789027259448
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-0171

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