LINGUIST List 12.1422

Wed May 23 2001

Books: Syntax

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  1. Sean Hanrahan, Syntax: Long-Distance Dependencies by Mihoko Zushi
  2. Sean Hanrahan, Syntax: Morphosyntax of the Algonquian Conjunct Verb by Julie Brittain
  3. Sean Hanrahan, Syntax: The Serial Verb Construction Parameter by Stewart

Message 1: Syntax: Long-Distance Dependencies by Mihoko Zushi

Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 14:54:55 -0400
From: Sean Hanrahan <seanrahanhotmail.com>
Subject: Syntax: Long-Distance Dependencies by Mihoko Zushi


Mihoko Zushi, Aichi Prefectural University, LONG-DISTANCE
DEPENDENCIES

This book investigates the theory of locality within the framework of
minimalism, with a special focus on restructuring and other related
phenomena that exhibit an apparent violation of the strictly local
conditions. Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics series.

Routledge March 2001 368 pp
HB 0 815 34048 6 $95.00 �60.00

Preface
1. Introduction
2. Long-Distance NP Movement
3. Long-Distance Head Movement
4. Long-Distance Anaphora
5. Conclusion
References
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Message 2: Syntax: Morphosyntax of the Algonquian Conjunct Verb by Julie Brittain

Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 14:56:46 -0400
From: Sean Hanrahan <seanrahanhotmail.com>
Subject: Syntax: Morphosyntax of the Algonquian Conjunct Verb by Julie Brittain


Julie Brittain, MIT, MORPHOSYNTAX OF THE ALGONQUIAN CONJUNCT
VERB A Minimalist Approach

This book investigates the syntactic distribution of the Algonquian
Conjunct verb from the theoretical perspective of the Minimalist
Program. Brittain provides a unified account of the occurrence of the
Algonquian Conjunct verb in an otherwise unrelated set of syntactic
environments. Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics series.

Routledge February 2001 328 pp
HB 0 815 34046 X $85.00 �45.00

Preface
List of Abbreviations
1. Introduction
2. Morphologically-motivated Phrase Structures
3. The Relationship between the Conjunct Verb and the Complementizer Position
4. Wh-constructions
5. Negation
6. Raising Constructions
7. Summary and Questions Arising
References
Appendix 1 Abbreviations Used in Other Authors' Work
Appendix 2 Verb Paradigms: Western Naskapi Independent
Indicative Neutral and Conjunct Indicative Neutral
Index
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Message 3: Syntax: The Serial Verb Construction Parameter by Stewart

Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 14:57:36 -0400
From: Sean Hanrahan <seanrahanhotmail.com>
Subject: Syntax: The Serial Verb Construction Parameter by Stewart


Osamuyimen Thompson Stewart, University of British Columbia,
THE SERIAL VERB CONSTRUCTION PARAMETER

An investigation of the serial verb construction, this work engages
central issues in syntactic theory-complex predicates, clausal
architecture and syntactic variation. The analysis is drawn on
extensive empirical evidence drawn from analysis of Kwa languages in
West Africa such as Edo, Yoruba, and Igboas. Outstanding Dissertations
in Linguistics series.

Routledge February 2001 288 pp
HB 0 815 34043 5 $80.00 �50.00

1. Introduction: In Search of Serial Verb Constructions
2. Two Types of SVC's Versus Covert Coordinations
3. Predicate Cleft and Event Quantification in SVC's and CC's
4. Double Objects and Object Sharing in SVCs
5. Comparative Analysis of SVCs and CCs
6. The Serial Verb Construction Parameter
7. Re-analysis of "Serial verb Construction"
8. SVC Consequences
References
Index
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