The Grammar of Case: Towards a Localistic Theory by John M. AndersonThe Grammar of Case: Towards a Localistic Theory by John M. Anderson

The Grammar of Case: Towards a Localistic Theory

byJohn M. Anderson

Paperback | April 30, 1976

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A study of the different roles which nouns play in the event or state expressed by the verb or adjective with which they are associated. The book explores within the framework of transformational-generative grammar the 'localist hypothesis', which asserts that all the roles for nouns involve basically the notions of location and direction.
Title:The Grammar of Case: Towards a Localistic TheoryFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.59 inShipping dimensions:9.02 × 5.98 × 0.59 inPublished:April 30, 1976Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521290570

ISBN - 13:9780521290579

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Table of Contents

Part I. Preliminaries: 1. Introduction; 2. A sketch of grammar; Part II. Nominative and Ergative: 3. Nominative; 4. Ergative; 5. Nominative, ergative and causatives; Part III. Locative and Ablative: 6. Locative; 7. Abstract location; 8. Ablative; 9. Abstract direction; Part IV. Interlude: 10. Sequencing; Part V. 'Local' and 'non-local': 11. Ablative and ergative, locative and nominative; 12. Prospect and retrospect: Bibliography and abbreviations; Index.