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Tue Dec 17 2002

Books: Syntax: Peter Svenonius

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  1. bartonm, Subjects, Expletives, and the EPP, Peter Svenonius

Message 1: Subjects, Expletives, and the EPP, Peter Svenonius

Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2002 10:34:31 +0000
From: bartonm <>
Subject: Subjects, Expletives, and the EPP, Peter Svenonius

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press		 
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Author: Peter Svenonius, University of Tromso, Norway 

Hardback: ISBN: 0195142241, Pages: 256 pp, Price: $ 55.00

Paperback: ISBN: 019514225X, Pages: 256 pp, Price: $ 29.95


This collection of previously unpublished articles examines Noam
Chomsky's Extended Projection Principle and its relationship to
subjects and expletives (works like "it" that stand for other
words). Re-examining Chomsky's proposition that each clause must have
a subject, these articles represent the current state of the debate,
particularly with respect to the theory's universal applicability
across languages. Presenting an international and highly respected
group of contributors, the volume explores these questions in a
variety of languages, including Italian, Finnish, Icelandic, and

Linguistic Theories
Written In:
English (Language Code: ENG)
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