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By J. L. Mackenzie,Maria de los A Gomez-Gonzalez,Maria de los Angeles Gonzalez

This quantity, which represents an enormous strengthen on Simon Dik's ultimate assertion of the speculation (1997), lays the basis for the long run evolution of FG in the direction of a useful Discourse Grammar. It rises to the double problem of specifying the interface among discourse and grammar and of detailing the expression principles that hyperlink semantic illustration and morphosyntactic shape. the outlet bankruptcy, by means of Kees Hengeveld, units out in programmatic shape a brand new structure for FG which either preserves the simplest of the normal version and provides a spot for various contemporary insights. the rest chapters are dedicated to refining and constructing the programme laid down by way of Hengeveld, bringing in facts from a variety of languages in addition to theoretical insights encouraged via adjacent frameworks. Of unique curiosity are an account by means of Matthew Anstey of ways present proposals come up from the heritage of FG and diverse chapters during which the version is introduced a lot towards an account of real-time language construction, particularly together with the 1st ever designated account of the workings of expression principles, through Dik Bakker and Anna Siewierska. the ultimate bankruptcy, additionally by means of Hengeveld, attracts jointly the findings of some of the chapters, culminating in an elaborated version that represents the main refined assertion of practical Grammar presently on hand. the amount hence provides a coherent account of FG as a thought which mixes formal explicitness with a wide account of language functions.

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