University Press of America
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978-0-7618-3292-8 • Paperback • November 2005 • $47.99 • (£37.00)
Juhani Rudanko is Professor of English in the Department of English at the University of Tampere, Finland. His earlier publications include Prepositions and Complement Clauses (1996) and Corpora and Complementation (University Press of America, 2000).
Lea Luodes is a graduate of the University of Tampere, Finland, where she is currently an assistant in the Department of German. Her field of specialization is the use of electronic corpora in the study of language.
Chapter 1 Preface
Chapter 2 Introduction
Chapter 3 The Power of a Pattern: A Case Study of Linguistic Innovativeness
Chapter 4 Transitive Verbs Selecting out of -ing Complements
Chapter 5 Intransitive Verbs Selecting on -ing Complements
Chapter 6 Adjectives Selecting to Infinitive and to -ing Complements
Chapter 7 Intransitive Verbs Selecting to Infinitive and to -ing Complements
Chapter 8 Nouns Selecting to Infinitive and to -ing Complements
Chapter 9 Intransitive Verbs Selecting towards/toward -ing
Chapter 10 Concluding Observations