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- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 107.99
This treatise argues that there has been an evolution in Romance syntax and morphology from left-branching structures (subject-object-verb) to right-branching structures (subject-verb-object). It uses data from child language acquisition studies to back up this claim. more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 109.99
This work studies the concept of markedness in the Prague School structuralism of Roman Jakobson, its importation into generative linguistics and its development in Chomsky's "principles and parameters" framework. It traces how structuralist and generative linguistics have drawn on the concept. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 49.99
This volume contains 12 chapters on the derivation of and the correlates to verb initial word order. The studies cover such widely divergent languages as Irish, Welsh, Scots Gaelic, Old Irish, and Biblical Hebrew. more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 123.00
This volume combines different perspectives on case-marking: (1) typological and descriptive approaches of various types and instances of case-marking in the languages of the world as well as comparison with languages that express similar types of relations without morphological case-marking; (2) formal analyses in different theoretical frameworks... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 109.99
This book presents a comprehensive theory of ellipsis that supports the formal, cross-linguistic description of elliptical phenomena. In contrast to earlier work, this study focuses on the interconnected factors that determine whether ellipsis should or should not be used in a given context. more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 65.00
This text presents evidence locating adverb phrases in the specifiers of distinct functional projections within a theory of the clause. In this theory, both adverbs and heads, which encode the functional notions of the clause, are ordered in a rigid sequence. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 58.99
This major collective research project in generative grammar provides a systematic and empirical look at the various functional heads found in the sentence and in other phrases in a variety of world languages. Guglielmo Cinque presents the first results of a long term research project funded by the Italian Government. more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 293.00
The book is aimed at constructing a system of concepts for linguistic morphology. In a rigorously deductive way, these concepts are applied to the description of morphological phenomena of about 100 languages. The chapters are dedicated to such issues as grammatical case, voice, morph vs. morpheme, morphological processes, agreement and government,... more...