Studies in Relational Grammar 1

Studies in Relational Grammar 1

by David M. Perlmutter
     
 

In this book--the first in a projected two-volume work--David M. Perlmutter has co-authored and edited ten essays that introduce relational grammar, a novel conception of sentence structure that offers 'the farthest-reaching conclusions for universal grammar.' See more details below

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In this book--the first in a projected two-volume work--David M. Perlmutter has co-authored and edited ten essays that introduce relational grammar, a novel conception of sentence structure that offers 'the farthest-reaching conclusions for universal grammar.'

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ISBN-13:
9780226660509
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
03/28/1983
Pages:
428
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.25(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part One
1. Toward a Universal Characterization of Passivization
David M. Perlmutter and Paul M. Postal
2. The Relational Succession of Law
David M. Perlmutter and Paul M. Postal
3. Some Proposed Laws of Basic Clause Structure
David M. Perlmutter and Paul M. Postal
4. Indirect Objects in Kinyarwanda Revisited
Matthew S. Dryer
Part Two
5. Advancements and Ascensions in Cebuano
Sarah J. Bell
6. An Object-Creating Rule in Bahasa Indonesia
Sandra Chung
7. Indirect Object Advancement in Tzotzil
Judith L. Aissen
8. Advancements and Verb Agreement in Southern Tiwa
Barbara J. Allen and Donald G. Frantz
Part Three
9. Subject-Direct Object Raising in Niuean
William J. Seiter
10. Clause Reduction in Spanish
Judith L. Aissen and David M. Perlmutter
Index

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