Impersonal Constructions

Impersonal Constructions

A Cross-linguistic Perspective

eBook - 2011
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This volume offers a much needed typological perspective on impersonal constructions, which are here viewed broadly as constructions lacking a referential subject. The contributions to this volume deal with all types of impersonality, namely constructions featuring nonagentive subjects, including those with experiential predicates (A-impersonals), presentational constructions with a notional subject deficient in topicality (T-impersonals), and constructions with a notional subject lacking in referential properties (R-impersonals), i.e. both meteo-constructions and man-constructions. The typolo.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins, ©2011
ISBN: 9789027287168
9027287163
9781283174954
1283174952
9789027205919
9027205914
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 641 pages) : illustrations

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