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The Resource Grammar Without Grammaticality : Growth and Limits of Grammatical Precision

Grammar Without Grammaticality : Growth and Limits of Grammatical Precision

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Grammar Without Grammaticality : Growth and Limits of Grammatical Precision
Title
Grammar Without Grammaticality
Title remainder
Growth and Limits of Grammatical Precision
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Grammar is said to be about defining all and only the 'good' sentences of a language, implying that there are other, 'bad' sentences - but it is hard to pin those down. A century ago, grammarians did not think that way, and they were right: linguists can and should dispense with 'starred sentences'. Corpus data support a different model: individuals develop positive grammatical habits of growing refinement, but nothing is ever ruled out. The contrasting models entail contrasting pictures of human nature; our final chapter shows that grammatical theory is not value-neutral but has an ethical di
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Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sampson, Geoffrey
Dewey number
415.0
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
P299.G7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs TiLSM
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grammaticality (Linguistics)
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Grammaticality (Linguistics)
  • Grammatikalität
  • Grammatiktheorie
  • Sprachwandel
  • Grammatik
  • Empirische Linguistik
Label
Grammar Without Grammaticality : Growth and Limits of Grammatical Precision
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 320-334) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgements; Table of contents; List of figures; List of tables; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. The bounds of grammatical refinement; Chapter 3. Where should annotation stop?; Chapter 4. Grammar without grammaticality; Chapter 5. Replies to our critics; Chapter 6. Grammatical description meets spontaneous speech; Chapter 7. Demographic correlates of speech complexity; Chapter 8. The structure of children's writing; Chapter 9. Child writing and discourse organization; Chapter 10. Simple grammars and new grammars; Chapter 11. The case of the vanishing perfect
  • Chapter 12. Testing a metric for parse accuracyChapter 13. Linguistics empirical and unempirical; Chapter 14. William Gladstone as linguist; Chapter 15. Minds in Uniform: How generative linguistics regiments culture, and why it shouldn't; References; Index
Control code
870892272
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 341 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110290011
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1515/9783110290011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
551779
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870892272
Label
Grammar Without Grammaticality : Growth and Limits of Grammatical Precision
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 320-334) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgements; Table of contents; List of figures; List of tables; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. The bounds of grammatical refinement; Chapter 3. Where should annotation stop?; Chapter 4. Grammar without grammaticality; Chapter 5. Replies to our critics; Chapter 6. Grammatical description meets spontaneous speech; Chapter 7. Demographic correlates of speech complexity; Chapter 8. The structure of children's writing; Chapter 9. Child writing and discourse organization; Chapter 10. Simple grammars and new grammars; Chapter 11. The case of the vanishing perfect
  • Chapter 12. Testing a metric for parse accuracyChapter 13. Linguistics empirical and unempirical; Chapter 14. William Gladstone as linguist; Chapter 15. Minds in Uniform: How generative linguistics regiments culture, and why it shouldn't; References; Index
Control code
870892272
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 341 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110290011
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1515/9783110290011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
551779
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870892272

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