Naturalness and iconicity in language / v. 7

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Imprint:Amsterdam, NL : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2008.
Description:1 online resource (viii, 249 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
Series:Iconicity in language and literature ; v. 7
Iconicity in language and literature ; v. 7.
Subject:Naturalness (Linguistics)
Iconicity (Linguistics)
Language and languages -- Philosophy.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Historical & Comparative.
Iconicity (Linguistics)
Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Naturalness (Linguistics)
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11196956
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Other authors / contributors:Willems, Klaas.
De Cuypere, Ludovic.
ISBN:9789027243430
9027243433
9789027290762
9027290768
1282104810
9781282104815
9786612104817
6612104813
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
English.
Print version record.
Summary:Iconicity and naturalness remain controversial concepts in recent linguistic research. The present volume aims to scrutinize unresolved issues of iconicity and naturalness in language. The studies discuss topics such as naturalism in the philosophy of language and the epistemology of linguistics, linguistic iconicity in semiotics, iconic structures in Sign Languages, natural and unnatural sound patterns, the iconic nature of parts of speech, the relation between (un)markedness and naturalness, and lexical and syntactic iconicity. The research conducted is based on sound (meta)theoretical analy.
Other form:Print version: Naturalness and iconicity in language. Amsterdam, NL : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2008