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ZAA (Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik) is a reviewed quarterly that covers all areas of English Studies: literature, culture, and language. This homepage offers you a glimpse at current affairs as well as an overview of its publishing history from 2004 onwards, of submission requirements and organisational structures.

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Volume 63.3 (2015), Special Issue Constructions – Aspects of Construction Grammar

Issue Editors: Susen Faulhaber and Thomas Herbst

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  • Thomas Herbst and Susen Faulhaber, “Do Constructions Make a Difference? Introduction to a Special Issue of ZAA on Aspects of Construction Grammar.”
  • Gaëtanelle Gilquin, “Contrastive Collostructional Analysis: Causative Constructions in English and French.”
  • Thomas Hoffmann, “Cognitive Sociolinguistic Aspects of Football Chants: The Role of Social and Physical Context in Usage-based Construction Grammar.”
  • Beate Hampe, “Syntax from and for Discourse: Adverbial Clauses as Item-Specific Constructions in Spontaneous Spoken English.”
  • Peter Uhrig, “Why the Principle of No Synonymy is Overrated.”
  • Book Reviews