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LINGUIST List 18.2654

Wed Sep 12 2007

Books: Syntax/Linguistic Theories: van der Wurff (Ed)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Imperative Clauses in Generative Grammar: van der Wurff (Ed)


Message 1: Imperative Clauses in Generative Grammar: van der Wurff (Ed)
Date: 10-Sep-2007
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Imperative Clauses in Generative Grammar: van der Wurff (Ed)
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Title: Imperative Clauses in Generative Grammar
Subtitle: Studies in honour of Frits Beukema
Series Title: Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 103
Published: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=LA%20103

Editor: Wim van der Wurff
Hardback: ISBN: 9027233675 Pages: 368 Price: U.S. $ 162.00
Abstract:

This volume contains ten articles exploring a wide range of issues in the
analysis of the imperative clause from a generative perspective. The
language data investigated in detail in the articles come from Dutch,
English, German, (old) Scandinavian, Spanish, and South Slavic; there is
further significant discussion of data from other Germanic and Romance
languages. The phenomena addressed (in several cases in more than one
article, leading to some lively debate about contentious issues) include
the following: the nature and interpretation of imperative subjects; the
properties of participial imperatives; clitic behavior; restrictions on
topicalization; word order; null arguments; negative imperatives; and
imperatives in embedded clauses. The volume has a substantial introduction,
sketching the results of earlier generative work on the topic (most of it
scattered across disparate outlets), the issues left open by this earlier
work, and the contribution to further insight and understanding made by the
book's articles.

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
                            Syntax

Subject Language(s): Dutch (nld)
                            English (eng)
                            German, Standard (deu)
                            Spanish (spa)
Language Family(ies): Germanic
                            Romance
                            South Slavic

Written In: English (eng )

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