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Tue Dec 17 2002

Books: Semantics: Lahiri

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  1. bartonm, Questions & Answers in Embedded Contexts: Lahiri

Message 1: Questions & Answers in Embedded Contexts: Lahiri

Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2002 16:13:05 +0000
From: bartonm <>
Subject: Questions & Answers in Embedded Contexts: Lahiri

Title: Questions & Answers in Embedded Contexts
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics 2
Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press		 
Author: Utpal Lahiri, Massachusetss Institute of Technology 

Hardback: ISBN: 019824133X, Pages: 332 pp, Price: $ 74.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0199246521, Pages: 332 pp, Price: $ 29.95

Linguists have realized for some time that predicates of the "know"
and "wonder" classes behave differently in semantic terms with respect
to their interrogative complements, but have not so far fully
understood how or why. This book seeks to explore and to provide
solutions to this and to related problems in explaining the meaning
and grammar of embedded interrogatives and the predicates that take
interrogative complements (indirect questions and how they are

Lingfield(s): Semantics
Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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