ISBN-10:
0199544328
ISBN-13:
9780199544325
Pub. Date:
05/02/2010
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Syntax, Lexical Semantics, and Event Structure

Syntax, Lexical Semantics, and Event Structure

by Malka Rappaport Hovav, Edit Doron, Ivy Sichel

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199544325
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 05/02/2010
Series: Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Malka Rappaport Hovav teaches in the Department of Linguistics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her books include Argument Realization and Unaccusativity, written along with Beth Levin.

Edit Doron teaches in the Department of Linguistics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She has written widely on the syntax and semantics of English and Semitic languages.
Ivy Sichel teaches in the Department of Linguistics and the Cognitive Science Program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her interests include comparative syntax, the structure of noun phrases, and the syntax-semantics interface.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Malka Rappaport Hovav, Edit Doron, and Ivy Sichel
Part I Lexical Representation
2. Reflections on Manner/Result Complementarity, Malka Rappaport Hovav and Beth levin
3. Verbs, Constructions, and Semantic Frames, Adele E. Goldberg
4. Contact and Other Results, Nomi Erteschik-Shir and Tova Rapoport
5. The Lexical Encoding of Idioms, Martin Everaert
Part II Argument Structure and the Compositional Construction of Predicates
6. The Emergence of Argument Structure in Two New Sign Languages, Irit Meir
7. Animacy in Blackfoot Implications for Event Structure and Clause Structure, Elizabeth Ritter and Sara Thomas Rosen
8. Lexicon Versus Syntax Evidence From Morphological Causatives, Julia Horvath and Tal Siloni
9. On the Morphosyntax of (Anti-)Causative Verbs, Artemis Alexiadou
10. Saturated Adjectives, Reified Properties, Idan Landau
Part III Syntactic and Semantic Composition of Event Structure
11. Incremental homegeneity and the Semantics of Aspectual for-phrases, Fred Landman and Susan Rothstein
12. Event Measurement and Containment, Anita Mittwoch
13. Morphological Aspect and the Function and Distribution of Cognate Objects Across Languages, Geoffrey Horrocks and melita Stavrou
14. Locales, Hagit Borer
15. Modal and Temporal Aspects of Habituality, Nora Boneh and Edit Doron
References
Index

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