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Framework-free grammatical theory

Haspelmath, Martin

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  "DOI": "10.5281/zenodo.814947", 
  "abstract": "<p>Framework-free grammatical description/analysis and explanation is argued here to be superior to framework-bound analysis because all languages have different catgeories, and languages should be described in their own terms. Frameworks represent aprioristic assumptions that are likely to lead to a distorted description of a language. I argue against restrictive theoretical frameworks of the generative type, against frameworks of functional approaches such as Functional Grammar and Role and Reference Grammar, and against Basic Linguistic Theory.</p>", 
  "author": [
      "family": "Haspelmath, Martin"
  "container_title": "The Oxford handbook of linguistic analysis, edited by Bernd Heine & Heiko Narrog", 
  "id": "814947", 
  "issued": {
    "date-parts": [
  "page": "341-365", 
  "publisher": "Oxford University Press", 
  "publisher_place": "Oxford", 
  "title": "Framework-free grammatical theory", 
  "type": "chapter"


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