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Noun Phrase in the Generative Perspective

Noun Phrase in the Generative Perspective by Artemis Alexiadou
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Surveying noun phrases and their syntax, the book offers a theoretically oriented, comparative study in which they examine basic aspects of noun projection. The discussion includes the following topics: The DP hypothesis, the status of D in languages without determiners, demonstratives, the role of classifiers, the morphosyntactic features/projections of nouns, head and phrasal movement in the noun phrase, adjectival modification, possessors, argument structure of nouns, the partitive construction and the N-of-an-N construction.

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  • Features basic knowledge for Students of Syntax
  • State-of-the-Art description of one of the most debated topics in Theoretical Linguistics
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De Gruyter; January 2007
687 pages; ISBN 9783110207491
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Title: Noun Phrase in the Generative Perspective
Author: Artemis Alexiadou; Liliane Haegeman; Melita Stavrou