By John A. Hawkins
First released in 1986, this ebook attracts jointly analyses of English and German. It defines the contrasts and similarities among the 2 languages and, particularly, seems to be on the query of even if contrasts in a single quarter of the grammar is systematically concerning contrasts in one other, and even if there's any ‘directionality’ or cohesion to distinction all through grammar as an entire. it is strongly recommended that there's, and that English and German can function a case learn for a extra common typology of languages than we have now.
This quantity might 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;’ ancient 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