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Published: 22 March 2001

384 Pages | 12 line illus

ISBN: 9780198299820

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Possessives in English

An Exploration in Cognitive Grammar

John R. Taylor

Taylor provides an in-depth analysis of possessive constructions in English in terms of Cognitive Grammar, as developed by Ronald Langacker and others. He also provides a wide-ranging critique of alternative analyses, especially those derived from the Chomskyan school.