The Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-10-01
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

Laurie Bauer is Professor of Linguistics at Victoria University of Wellington. His books include English Word-formation (CUP 1983), Introducing Linguistic Morphology (2nd edn EUP 2003), Morphological Productivity (CUP 2001) and A Glossary of Morphology (EUP 2004). He is one of the editors of the journal Word Structure.

Rochelle Lieber is Professor of Linguistics at the University of New Hampshire and author of Deconstructing Morphology (Chicago 1992), Morphology and Lexical Semantics (CUP 2004), and Introducing Morphology (CUP 2009). She is co-editor with Pavol Stekauer of the Oxford Handbooks of Compounding and Derivational Morphology (OUP 2009 and 2013).

Ingo Plag is Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Siegen. His books include Morphological Productivity (Mouton de Gruyter 1999) and Word-formation in English (CUP 2003). He is co-editor of the journal Morphology.

Table of Contents

Part I - Introduction
1: Aims and Structures
2: Basic principles: terminology
3: Basic principles: methods
4: Orthography
Part II - Inflection
5: Verb inflection
6: Adjective and adverb inflection
7: Noun inflection
8: Function words: pronouns, determiners, why-forms, deictics
Part III - Derivation
9: Derivation: phonological considerations
10: Derived nouns: event, state, result
11: Derived nouns: personal and participant
12: Derived nouns: quality, collective, and other abstracts
13: Derived verbs
14: Derived adjectives
15: Derived adverbs
16: Locatives of time and space
17: Negatives
18: Size, quantity, and attitude
Part IV Compounding
19: Compounds: formal considerations
20: Compounds: semantic considerations
Part V Interaction
21: Combination of affixes
22: Affi xation on compounds and phrases
23: Paradigmatic processes
Part VI Themes
24: Inflection versus derivation
25: The analysis and limits of conversion
26: Blocking, competition, and productivity
27: The nature of stratifi cation
28: English morphology in a typological perspective
29: English morphology and theories of morphology
Index of affixes and other formatives
Index of names
Index of subjects
Part I
Part II
Part III
Part IV
Part V
Part VI
Typological and Theoretical Perspectives
Indexes of Subjects, Affixes, and Names

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