Layers and Levels of Representation in Language Theory
A Functional VieweBook - 1990
Rather than simply a record of proceedings (3rd International Conference on Functional Grammar, Amsterdam, June 1988), this volume contains revised and expanded papers from the conference and other papers inspired by the lively discussion there. The volume focuses on the nature of the structures assumed to underlie utterences in natural languages, in two respects. One area is the question of whether to expand the representations accepted in Functional Grammar (FG) in order to capture interpersonal functions, i.e., communication between speaker and hearer in a particular situation and context, to.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 1990
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 348 pages) : illustrations