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Portuguese Syntax : New Comparative Studies - Joao Costa

Portuguese Syntax

New Comparative Studies

By: Joao Costa (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st February 2000
ISBN: 9780195125757
Number Of Pages: 310

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This volume is a collection of previously unpublished articles focusing on the following aspects of Portuguese syntax: clause structure, clitic placement, word order variation, pronominal system, verb movement, quantification, and distribution of particles. The articles are written within the principles and parameters framework and contrast Portuguese with other Romance languages.

Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntaxp. ii
Introductionp. 3
Notesp. 12
Referencesp. 12
Infinitives Versus Participlesp. 14
Referencesp. 28
Cliticsp. 31
Notesp. 87
Referencesp. 88
Word Order and Discourse-Configurationality in European Portuguesep. 94
Notesp. 112
Referencesp. 114
Romance Clitics and the Minimalist Programp. 116
Notesp. 138
Referencesp. 140
Agreement, Predication, and Pronouns in the History of Portuguesep. 143
Notesp. 164
Referencesp. 166
A Minimalist Approach to Clitic Climbingp. 169
Referencesp. 188
First Person Plural Anaphora in Brazilian Portuguesep. 191
Notesp. 233
Referencesp. 239
Distributive Universal Quantification and Aspect in Brazilian Portuguesep. 241
Notesp. 262
Referencesp. 263
Clitic Positions and Verb Movementp. 266
Notesp. 292
Referencesp. 295
Indexp. 299
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ISBN: 9780195125757
ISBN-10: 0195125754
Series: Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 310
Published: 1st February 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 16.4  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.59