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LINGUIST List 20.1322

Tue Apr 07 2009

Books: Ling Theories/Syntax: Grohmann (Ed)

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        1.    Julia Ulrich, Explorations of Phase Theory: Grohmann (Ed)

Message 1: Explorations of Phase Theory: Grohmann (Ed)
Date: 06-Apr-2009
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Explorations of Phase Theory: Grohmann (Ed)
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Title: Explorations of Phase Theory
Subtitle: Interpretation at the Interfaces
Series Title: Interface Explorations [IE] 17
Published: 2009
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
                http://www.mouton-publishers.com

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110205213-1

Editor: Kleanthes K. Grohmann
Electronic: ISBN: 9783110213959 Pages: 282 Price: U.S. $ 137.00 Comment: for orders placed in North America
Electronic: ISBN: 9783110213959 Pages: 282 Price: Europe EURO 109.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110205213 Pages: 282 Price: Europe EURO 98.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110205213 Pages: 282 Price: U.S. $ 137.00 Comment: for orders placed in North America
Abstract:

Over the past decade, many issues leading towards refining the model have
been identified for a theory of syntax under minimalist assumptions. One of
the central questions within the current theoretical model, Phase Theory,
is architectural in nature: Assuming a minimal structure of the grammar,
how does the computational system manipulate the grammar to construct a
well-formed derivation that takes items from the mental lexicon to the
interpretive interfaces? This collection addresses this issue by exploring
the design of the grammar and the tools of the theory in order to shed
light on the nature of the interpretive interfaces, Logical Form and
Phonetic Form, and their role in the syntactic computation.

The chapters in this volume collectively contribute to a better
understanding of the mapping from syntax to PF on the one hand, especially
issues concerning prosody and Spell-Out, and semantic interpretation at LF
on the other, including interpretive and architectural issues of more
conceptual nature. Apart from careful case studies and specific data
analysis for a number of languages, the material contained here also has
repercussions for Phase Theory in general, theoretical underpinnings as
well as modifications of syntactic mechanisms.

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
                            Syntax

Written In: English (eng )

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