Published November 15, 2007
by Mouton de Gruyter .
Written in English
|Contributions||William B. McGregor (Editor), Wolfgang Klein (Editor), Stephen Levinson (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||330|
This is the second of a two-volume selection of refereed and revised papers, originally presented at the special workshop of the international conference From NP to DP at the University of Antwerp. Reflecting the stage of current research with respect to the expression of possession in the noun phrase, it focusses on issues such as alienable and inalienable possession, internal and external Format: Hardcover. Reflecting the stage of current research with respect to the expression of possession in the noun phrase, the book focuses on issues such as alienable and inalienable possession, internal and external syntax of possessors, interaction between determiners and possessors, interpretation of possessors and typology of possessors. The Expression of Possession. [William B McGregor;] -- This collection of nine original articles deals with the expression of possession at various levels of grammar, morphological, phrasal, and syntactic, and from a typologically diverse range of. Citation Information. The Expression of Possession. Edited by McGregor, William B. Walter de Gruyter. Pages: – ISBN (Online):
The expression of possession (review) is one of the new typologically motivated studies of predicative possession. The current book is yet another which offers a variety of analyses to. From NP to DP: Volume 2: The expression of possession in noun phrases Edited by Martine Coene and Yves D’hulst. From NP to DP Volume 2: The expression of possession in noun phrases Edited by Martine Coene No part of this book may be reproduced in . Possession is an exhilarating novel of wit and romance, at once an intellectual mystery and triumphant love story. It is the tale of a pair of young scholars researching the lives of two Victorian poets. As they uncover their letters, journals, and poems, and track their movements from London to Yorkshire—from spiritualist séances to the fairy-haunted far west of Brittany—/5(K). Other variations (all considered correct): Possession is nine points of the law (nine parts of the law, nine-tenths of the law etc). Possession is nine-tenths of the law is not a law at all, merely a truism of human nature - that the person who actually holds the item, land or whatever, is in a stronger position than any claimant.
The distribution of phrases expressing possession is explored in a range of languages (including English, Swedish, Urdu and West Flemish), with rigorous exploitation of corpus data and careful statistical analysis. Deals with the expression of possession at various levels of grammar, morphological, phrasal, and syntactic, and from a typologically diverse range of languages. This work aims to reveal something of the range of constructions employed cross-linguistically in the expression of possession. The expression of possession. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. Pp. US$ (hardcover). New investigations continue to provide insights into the linguistic realization of possession. The Expression of Possession by William McGregor, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.