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LINGUIST List 19.811

Tue Mar 11 2008

Books: Morphology/Syntax/Ling Theories: Lee (Ed)

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        1.    Jasper de Vaal, Remnant Raising and VSO Clausal Architecture: Lee (Ed)


Message 1: Remnant Raising and VSO Clausal Architecture: Lee (Ed)
Date: 07-Mar-2008
From: Jasper de Vaal <jasper.devaalspringer.com>
Subject: Remnant Raising and VSO Clausal Architecture: Lee (Ed)
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Title: Remnant Raising and VSO Clausal Architecture
Subtitle: A Case Study of San Lucas Quiavini Zapotec
Series Title: Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory
Published: 2008
Publisher: Springer
                http://www.springer.com

Book URL: http://www.springer.com/978-1-4020-8187-3

Editor: Felicia Lee
Paperback: ISBN: 9781402081873 Pages: 280 Price: U.S. $ 69.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9781402081873 Pages: 280 Price: U.K. £ 38.50
Paperback: ISBN: 9781402081873 Pages: 280 Price: Europe EURO 49.95
Abstract:

Note: This is the paperback edition of a previously announced book.

San Lucas Quiaviní Zapotec, an endangered and little-examined indigenous
language of Mexico, shows a range of syntactic and morphological phenomena
incompatible with standard Minimalist accounts of verb movement: verbs and
clearly phrasal constituents behave identically in a number of syntactic
constructions, and the ordering of verbal morphemes is problematic for
standard assumptions of verbal head movement.

This work proposes a VP-remnant raising account for these phenomena,
motivated by Kayne's (1992) Antisymmetry program. This work also examines
consequences of phrasal remnant movement for negation constructions,
question formation; and the interpretation of tense, aspect, and mood.

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
                            Morphology
                            Syntax

Subject Language(s): Zapotec, San Juan Guelavía (zab)

Written In: English (eng )

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