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  • Parameters and Universalsby Richard S. Kayne

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 74.99

    A collection of essays on comparative syntax by distinguished linguist Richard Kayne. The papers cover issues of comparative syntax as they are applied to French, Italian, and other Romance languages and dialects, together forming a cohesive text that aims to be of value to scholars and students. more...

  • The Phonology of Tone and Intonationby Carlos Gussenhoven

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 48.00

    Provides an up-to-date survey of recent research into tone and intonation, and how they are integrated into our grammars. more...

  • Double Caseby Frans Plank

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 164.99

    This volume contains a collection of previously unpublished essays on an unusual and little-known pattern of case agreement in the noun phrase. The contributors examine the pattern as it occurs in a wide variety of languages. more...

  • Phonetically Based Phonologyby Bruce Hayes; Robert Kirchner; Donca Steriade

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 42.00

    This book is a study of phonetically based phonology, investigating the role of phonetics in phonological sound patterns. more...

  • Ellipsisby Anne Lobeck

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 144.99

    This treatise elaborates a theory of ellipsis which brings the phenomenon under the aegis of very general and universal principles. It argues that the Empty Category Principle (ECP) constrains the distribution of ellipsis, just as it constrains the distributions of traces and null pronouns. more...

  • Restructuring and Functional Headsby Guglielmo Cinque

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 41.99

    Collects the articles of Guglielmo Cinque of the University of Venice. This book is divided into two sections, the first on restructuring, a central topic in Romance syntax and with connections to other language groups as well. The second part focuses on the consequences of treating clausal functional heads as members of a universal hierarchy. more...

  • Morphology and Lexical Semanticsby Rochelle Lieber

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 29.00

    Rochelle Lieber discusses the lexical semantics of word formation in a systematic way, allowing the reader to explore the nature of affixal polysemy. more...

  • Fragmentsby Shalom Lappin; Elabbas Benmamoun

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 134.99

    A collection of essays on ellipsis and the related syntactic phenomena of conjunction and gapping. The papers address different perspectives and examine cross-linguistic aspects of ellipsis by comparing possibilities for a given type of elided structure in several languages. more...

  • Structures and Beyondby Adriana Belletti

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 54.99

    Adriana Belletti here collects work by scholars presented at the University of Siena in connection with a visit by Noam Chomsky. The book's eight articles touch on broader theoretical questions related to Chomsky's Minimalist Program in particular. Contributors include Guglielmo Cinque, Richard Kayne, Luigi Rizzi, Noam Chomsky, and others. more...

  • Tense and Aspectby Alessandra Giorgi; Fabio Pianesi

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 74.99

    The authors bridge the gap between the semantic and syntactic properties of verb tense and aspect, suggest a unified account of tense and aspect using Chomsky's Principles and Parameters Framework and compare tense and aspect systems in Romance languages with Germanic ones. In the OXFORD STUDIES IN COMPARATIVE SYNTAX series. more...