Gisa Rauh Series: This book offers a systematic account of syntactic categories - the building blocks of sentences and the units of grammatical analysis - and explains their place in different theories of language. Her areas of research include theoretical and empirical aspects of deixis, the theory of thematic relations, the syntax of prepositions and prepositional phrases in English, aspects of the lexicon, and linguistic categorization. She has been involved in various large-scale projects, among them Theory of the Lexicon and the European Network Project in the Area of Languages. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Syntactic Categories as distributional Classes
4. She explains their properties and use in generative, cognitive, and functional theories, and considers their function in language typology. And those which determine the syntactic behaviour of the linguistic items they specify.
Professor Rauh illustrates her account with a wide range of examples. Syntactic Categories, Functional Features, and Feature Structures
Categories, Features, and Projections
2. The American Structuralists' Approach: She distinguishes between the cognitive functions of categories that relate to traditional parts of speech and serve to structure a language's lexicon;
Her clear and balanced exposition will be welcomed by students and scholars in all branches of linguistics as well as by those in related subjects such as computational science and the philosophy of language. Readership: Sutiable for students and scholars in all branches of linguistics, as well as those in related subjects such as computational science and the philosophy of language. 1. Die Entwicklung einer Theorie von semantischen Relationen (Narr, 1988) and, with Elisabeth L bel, Lexikalische Kategorien und Merkmale (Niemeyer, 1997).
- Explains and compares the basic elements of grammatical analysis.
- Clarifies a source of endless confusion among students.
- Offers fresh insights on competing linguistic theories.
- Has wide adoption potential at advanced undergraduate and graduate level.
It sets out and clarifies the conflicting definitions of competing frameworks which frequently make it hard or impossible to compare grammars.
Gisa Rauh describes the history and nature of traditional and contemporary accounts and definitions of grammatical categories. The Traditional Parts of Speech
Gisa rauh essays on deixis. Notional Approaches to Syntactic Categories
ReferencesGisa Rauh has been Professor of Linguistics in the English Department of the University of Wuppertal since 1985. Syntactic Categories in Early Generative Grammar
5. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Price: $345. 00 Format:
Hardback 416 pp.
171 mm x 246 mm ISBN-10:
9780199281428 Publication date:
July 2010 Imprint: OUP UK Their Identification and Description in Linguistic TheoriesDr. Her books include Linguistische Beschreibung deiktischer Komplexit t in narrativen Texten (Narr, 1978), Essays on Deixis (Narr, 1983), Tiefenkasus, thematische Relationen und Thetarollen. She taught previously at G ttingen University and the Free University of Berlin.