By John A. Hawkins
First released in 1986, this booklet attracts jointly analyses of English and German. It defines the contrasts and similarities among the 2 languages and, specifically, appears to be like on the query of even if contrasts in a single zone of the grammar is systematically concerning contrasts in one other, and even if there's any ‘directionality’ or team spirit to distinction all through grammar as a complete. it is recommended that there's, and that English and German can function a case examine for a extra normal typology of languages than we've got.
This quantity can be of curiosity to a variety of linguists, together with scholars of Germanic languages; language typologists; generative grammarians trying to ‘fix the parameters’ on language variation;’ old linguists; and utilized linguists.
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A Comparative Typology of English and German: Unifying the Contrasts: Volume 6 (Routledge Library Editions: The English Language) by John A. Hawkins