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LINGUIST List 20.1724

Mon May 04 2009

Books: Syntax/Ling Theories: Haegeman

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        1.    Daniel Davies, Theory and Description in Generative Syntax: Haegeman

Message 1: Theory and Description in Generative Syntax: Haegeman
Date: 03-May-2009
From: Daniel Davies <ddaviescambridge.org>
Subject: Theory and Description in Generative Syntax: Haegeman
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Title: Theory and Description in Generative Syntax
Subtitle: A Case Study in West Flemish
Published: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Author: Liliane M. V. Haegeman
Paperback: ISBN: 9780521108607 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 18.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9780521108607 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 34.99
Abstract:

This book offers a detailed description and analysis of West Flemish, a
dialect of Dutch, within the framework of Government and Binding Theory.
The study focusses on two constructions: the doubling of subject pronouns,
and the order of verb phrase constituents. For each construction the book
gives a rigourous account of the data, and a theoretical analysis. It
demonstrates how recent developments in generative syntax can help to
explain the properties of individual dialects. Liliane Haegeman combines
expertise in theoretical linguistics and traditional philology. Her study
blends rigourous description of a little-studied dialect with considerable
theoretical sophistication and insight. It will be welcomed by all
linguists with an interest in generative syntax, as well as those
interested in the Germanic languages.

Preface;
1. Introduction;
2. Complementisers and subject pronouns in West Flemish;
3. Verb raising and verb projection raising;
4. Conclusions and topics for future research;
Notes, References;
Index.


Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
                            Syntax

Subject Language(s): Vlaams (vls)

Written In: English (eng )

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