Lexicon and Grammar: The English Syntaction

Lexicon and Grammar: The English Syntaction

by Joseph E. Emonds
     
 

ISBN-10: 3110166895

ISBN-13: 9783110166897

Pub. Date: 04/09/2001

Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110166897
Publisher:
De Gruyter Mouton
Publication date:
04/09/2001
Series:
Studies in Generative Grammar [SGG] Series, #50
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.06(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Author's academic biography
Ch. 1Categories and feature inventories of Universal Grammar1
Ch. 2Subcategorization: Syntax as the material basis of semantics36
Ch. 3Subcategorization inside words: Morphology as grammatical compounding75
Ch. 4Multi-level lexical insertion: Explaining Inflection and Derivation111
Ch. 5Passive syntactic structures161
Ch. 6The genesis of flat structures: Linking verbs, "light" verbs and "restructuring"208
AppCausative and perception verb "clause union"251
Ch. 7Subcategorization across syntactic empty heads280
Ch. 8The restricted complement space of lexical frames325
Ch. 9Licensing and identification of null complements373
Ch. 10Understood subjects: Generalizing Pro409
Summary of principles438
Sample Lexicon448
References451
Subject Index462

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