Essentials of Cognitive Grammar by Ronald W. LangackerEssentials of Cognitive Grammar by Ronald W. Langacker

Essentials of Cognitive Grammar

byRonald W. Langacker

Paperback | January 2, 2013

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Ronald W. Langacker created an approach to linguistics called Cognitive Grammar, which is essentially a system of symbols that can be used to organize and analyze how semantics and phonology interact with each other in human language. Cognitive Grammar lays the groundwork for cognitivelinguistics, which has become a major sub-field over the past 30 years. Langacker's 2008 OUP book Cognitive Grammar is the authoritative introduction to CG. But for an introduction it's rather long-584 pages, divided into four sections, two of which are truly introductory and two of which offer amore detailed methodology for researchers.This abridged version of Cognitive Grammar makes the two introductory sections available for course adoption at a reduced price. It will reinvigorate this copyright by tailoring it to the course market that has become its primary audience, and by positioning Langacker's authoritative work as anaccessible, attractive cornerstone of cognitive linguistics as the field continues to evolve.
Ronald W. Langacker is Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the University of California, San Diego
Title:Essentials of Cognitive GrammarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:January 2, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I Meaning and Symbolization1. Orientation2. Conceptual Semantics3. ConstrualPart II A Symbolic Account of Grammar4. Grammatical Classes5. Major Subclasses6. Constructions: General Characterization7. Constructions: Descriptive Factors8. Rules and Restrictions