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LINGUIST List 18.1508

Thu May 17 2007

Books: Syntax: Rowlett

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Davies, The Syntax of French: Rowlett

Message 1: The Syntax of French: Rowlett
Date: 11-May-2007
From: Davies <ddaviescambridge.org>
Subject: The Syntax of French: Rowlett

Title: The Syntax of French
Series Title: Cambridge Syntax Guides
Published: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Book URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521835329

Author: Paul Rowlett
Hardback: ISBN: Pages: 266 Price: U.S. $ 95.00
Paperback: ISBN: Pages: 266 Price: U.S. $ 36.99
Paperback: ISBN: Pages: 266 Price: U.K. £ 18.99

French is a syntactically interesting language, with aspects of its word
order and clause structure triggering a variety of important developments
in syntactic theory. This is a concise and accessible guide to the syntax
of Modern French, providing a clear overview of those aspects of the
language that are of particular interest to linguists. A broad variety of
topics are covered, including the development and spread of French; the
evolution of its syntax; syntactic variation; lexical categories; noun,
verb and adjective phrases; clause structure; movement; and agreement.
Drawing on the work of a wide range of scholars, it highlights the
important role of French in the development of syntactic theory and shows
how French challenges some fundamental assumptions about syntactic
structure. An engaging and in-depth guide to all that is interesting about
French, The Syntax of French will be invaluable to students and scholars of
syntactic theory and comparative linguistics.

1. Introduction;
2. Lexical categories;
3. The extended noun phrase: DP*;
4. The extended verb phrase: IP*;
5. The left clause periphery.

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Subject Language(s): French (fra)

Written In: English (eng )

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Edinburgh University Press http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/
Equinox Publishing Ltd. http://www.equinoxpub.com/
European Language Resources Association http://www.elda.org/sommaire.php
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
Hodder Arnold http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
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Mouton de Gruyter http://www.mouton-publishers.com
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Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
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Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/
Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com/
Springer http://www.springer.com

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Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc. Umass http://glsa.hypermart.net/
International Pragmatics Assoc. http://www.ipra.be
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
Linguistic Assoc. of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke http://www.lotpublications.nl/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
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