The Resource Skeptical linguistic essays, Paul M. Postal

Skeptical linguistic essays, Paul M. Postal

Label
Skeptical linguistic essays
Title
Skeptical linguistic essays
Statement of responsibility
Paul M. Postal
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Consists of an introduction and two groups of essays, each with a connecting theme. The first, positive group, contains five studies of English syntax. The second, negative group of papers, contains seven essays each of which seeks to show that aspects of contemporary linguistic activity are in part contaminated by elements of 'junk linguistics'
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
415
Index
index present
LC call number
P151
LC item number
.P655 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Skeptical linguistic essays, Paul M. Postal
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; 1. A Paradox in English Syntax; 2. A Putatively Banned Type of Raising; 3. A New Raising Mystery; 4. Chromaticity: An Overlooked English Grammatical Category Distinction; 5. The Structure of One Type of American English Vulgar Minimizer; 6. The Openness of Natural Languages; 7. Junk Syntax 1: A Supposed Account of Strong Crossover Effects; 8. Junk Syntax 2: "There Remain a Few As Yet Unexplained Exceptions"; 9. Junk Ethics 1: Advances in Linguistic Rhetoric; 10. Junk Refereeing: Our Tax Dollars at Work; 11. Junk Ethics 2: The Most Irresponsible Passage
Control code
ocm53971454
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195180763
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36025227
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53971454
  • pebcs0195180763

Library Locations

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