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Vincent Hugou and Vincent Renner

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1This select bibliography lists a number of references which will be useful to all scholars wishing to keep abreast of a variety of recent discussions on the adjective category.

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Baker Mark, 2003, Lexical Categories: Verbs, Nouns, and Adjectives, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Berg Thomas, 2000, “The position of adjectives on the noun-verb continuum”, English Language and Linguistics 4 (2), 269-293.

Blödhorn Lars, 2008, Postmodifying Attributive Adjectives in English: an Integrated Corpus-based Approach, Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.

Dixon Robert M.W. & Aikhenvald Alexandra, 2004, Adjective Classes: A Cross-linguistic Typology, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Günther Christine, Kotowski Sven & Plag Ingo, 2018, “Phrasal compounds can have adjectival heads: Evidence from English”, English Language and Linguistics 24 (1), 75-95.

Henkel Daniel, 2014, L’Adjectif en anglais et en français. Syntaxe, sémantique et traduction, Thèse de Doctorat, Université Paris Sorbonne.

Kennedy Christopher, 2007, “Vagueness and grammar: The semantics of relative and absolute gradable adjectives”, Linguistics and philosophy, 301, 1-45.

Maniez François, 2012, “A corpus-based study of adjectival vs. nominal modification in medical English”, in Boulton Alex, Carter-Thomas Shirley & Rowley-Jolivet Elizabeth (Eds.), “Corpus-Informed Research and Learning in ESP: Issues and Applications”, Studies in Corpus Linguistics 52, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 83-102.

Marchis Moreno Mihaela, 2018, Relational Adjectives in Romance and English: Mismatches at Interfaces, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Matthews Peter, 2014, The Positions of Adjectives in English, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Mignot Elise, 2006, « Les adjectifs : entre déterminant et nom », Études Anglaises 59, Paris : Klincksieck, 453-465.

Nagano Akiko, 2018, “A conversion analysis of so-called coercion from relational to qualitative adjectives in English”, Word Structure 11 (2), 185-210.

Neveu Franck & Roig Audrey, 2020, L’adjectivité : approches descriptives de la linguistique adjectivale, Berlin : De Gruyter.

Payne John, Huddleston Rodney & Pullum Geoffrey, 2010, “The distribution and category status of adjectives and adverbs”, Word Structure 3, 31-81.

Schlüter Julia, 2008, “Constraints on the attributive use of ‘predicative only’ adjectives: a reassessment”, in Gisborne Nikolas & Trousdale Graeme (Eds.), “Constructional Approaches to English Grammar”, Berlin: De Gruyter, 164-179.

Vandelanotte Lieven, 2002, “Prenominal adjectives in English: structures and ordering”, Folia Linguistica 36, 219-259.

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Vincent Hugou and Vincent Renner, List of referencesLexis [Online], 15 | 2020, Online since 13 June 2020, connection on 19 June 2021. URL:; DOI:

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Vincent Hugou

Sorbonne Université

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Université de Lyon (Lumière Lyon 2)

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