1. Introduction; 2. Compounds and words; 3. The grammar of compounds; 4. The semantics of compounds; 5. The classification of compounds; 6. Facets of English compounding; 7. Discussion.
This controversial new book addresses the linguistic problems around compounds: words which sit on the borderline of syntax and morphology.
Laurie Bauer is Emeritus Professor at the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies at the Victoria University of Wellington. He has published many works on morphology including English Word-formation (Cambridge, 1983), Introducing Linguistic Morphology (2003), and Morphological Productivity (Cambridge, 2001).
'This monograph features all four 'I's' characteristic of Bauer's
'trademark': an Illuminating, Ingenious, Insightful and In-depth
analysis. Really worth reading!' Pavol Stekauer, Pavol Jozef
Safarik University, Slovakia
`This monograph features all four `I's' characteristic of Bauer's `trademark': an Illuminating, Ingenious, Insightful and In-depth analysis. Really worth reading!' Pavol Stekauer, Pavol Jozef Safarik University, Slovakia