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Evolution and Revolution in Linguistic Theory : Studies in Honor of Carlos P. Otero - Hector Campos

Evolution and Revolution in Linguistic Theory

Studies in Honor of Carlos P. Otero

By: Hector Campos (Editor), Paula Kempchisky (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1996
ISBN: 9780878402489
Number Of Pages: 432
For Ages: 22+ years old

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This volume presents essays by some of the leading figures in the vanguard of theoretical linguistics within the framework of universal grammmar. One of the first books to adopt the "minimalist" framework to syntactic analysis, it includes a central essay by Noam Chomsky on the minimalist program and covers a range of topics in syntax and morphology.

Contributors: Luigi Burzio, Hector Campos, Noam Chomsky, Joseph E. Emonds, Robert Freidin, James Harris, Ray Jackendoff, Paula Kempchinsky, Howard Lasnik, Claudia Parodi, Carlos Piera, A. Carlos Quicoli, Dominique Sportiche, Esther Torrego.

On the Metrical Unity of Latinate Affixesp. 1
Reconstruction and Picture Nouns in Spanishp. 25
Bare Phrase Structurep. 51
Deep, Free, and Surface Bound Pronounsp. 110
Superiority, Subjacency, and Economyp. 138
The Morphology of Spanish Cliticsp. 168
The Conceptual Structure of Intending and Volitional Actionp. 198
From the Lexicon to the Syntax: The Problem of Subjunctive Clausesp. 228
Verbal Morphology: Syntactic Structures Meets the Minimalist Programp. 251
Participle Agreement and Object Shift in Old Spanish: A Minimalist Theory Approachp. 276
On Compounding in English and Spanishp. 302
NP Traces and the ECP/Binding Overlapp. 316
Sketch of a Reductionist Approach to Syntactic Variation and Dependenciesp. 356
On the Nature of Clitic Doublingp. 399
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ISBN: 9780878402489
ISBN-10: 0878402489
Series: Georgetown Studies in Romance Linguistics
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st January 1996
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 2.74
Weight (kg): 0.76

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