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Foundations of Cognitive Grammar: Volume I: Theoretical Prerequisites

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This is the first volume of a two-volume work that introduces a new and fundamentally different conception of language structure and linguistic investigation. The central claim of cognitive grammar is that grammar forms a continuum with lexicon and is fully describable in terms of symbolic units (i.e. form-meaning pairings). In contrast to current orthodoxy, the author argues that grammar is not autonomous with respect to semantics, but rather reduces to patterns for the structuring and symbolization of conceptual content.

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Foundations of Cognitive Grammar: Volume I: Theoretical Prerequisites
1999, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804738514

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Foundations of Cognitive Grammar: Volume I: Theoretical Prerequisites
1987, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804712613

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