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Thu Jul 23 2009

TOC: Linguistic Variation Yearbook 8 (2008)

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

        1.    Paul Peranteau, Linguistic Variation Yearbook Vol 8 (2008)

Message 1: Linguistic Variation Yearbook Vol 8 (2008)
Date: 22-Jul-2009
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Linguistic Variation Yearbook Vol 8 (2008)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Linguistic Variation Yearbook
Volume Number: 8
Issue Number:
Issue Date: 2008

Main Text:

Linguistic Variation Yearbook 2008

General Editor: Jeroen Van Craenenbroeck
Catholic University Brussels

Associate Editor: Johan Rooryck

Linguistic Variation Yearbook 8

2009. 284 pp.

The Linguistic Variation Yearbook is exclusively devoted to the study of the
nature and scope of linguistic variation from the point of view of the
minimalist program. In this perspective, the yearbook aims at going beyond the
traditional tension between explanatory and descriptive adequacy. It seeks in
particular to investigate to what extent the study of linguistic variation can
shed light on the broader issue of language particular vs. language universal
properties and design.
The Linguistic Variation Yearbook publishes annually a collection of (invited)
articles on a theme that is current in and important to the research on
linguistic variation within the generative framework. The focus is on
comparative studies, such as research on typology and dialect variation.

Table of contents

Jeroen Van Craenenbroeck and Johan Rooryck i–viii
Antisymmetry and the lexicon
Richard S. Kayne 1–32
Tense marking in the nominal domain: Implications for grammar architecture
Artemis Alexiadou 33–60
Copy-reflexive and copy-control constructions: A movement analysis
Cedric Boeckx, Norbert Hornstein and Jairo Nunes 61–100
Sequence of tense in (French) child language
Hamida Demirdache and Oana Lungu 101–130
Preposition stranding, passivisation, and extraction from adjuncts in Germanic
Robert Truswell 131–178
Variation in the expression of universal quantification and free choice: The
case of Hausa koo-wh expressions
Malte Zimmermann 179–232
Collective numeral constructions in Dutch: Remarkable plurals, regular syntax
and silent nouns
Norbert Corver and Huib Kranendonk 233–268
Language Index 271–272
Subject index 273–274

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
                            Linguistic Theories

Subject Language(s): Dutch (nld)
                            French (fra)
                            Hausa (hau)
Language Family(ies): Germanic

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