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Fri Dec 10 2010

Books: Morphology/Syntax/Lang Documentation: Sánchez

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        1.     Paul Peranteau , The Morphology and Syntax of Topic and Focus: Sánchez

Message 1: The Morphology and Syntax of Topic and Focus: Sánchez
Date: 10-Dec-2010
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: The Morphology and Syntax of Topic and Focus: Sánchez
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Title: The Morphology and Syntax of Topic and Focus
Subtitle: Minimalist inquiries in the Quechua periphery
Series Title: Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 169
Published: 2010
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=LA%20169

Author: Liliana Sánchez
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027287526 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027287526 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255525 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 99.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255525 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255525 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 104.94
Abstract:

This book presents an innovative analysis that relates informational
structure, syntax and morphology in Quechua. It provides a minimalist
account of the relationship between focus, topic, evidentiality and other
left-peripheral features and sentence-internal constituents marked with
suffixes that have been previously considered of a pragmatic nature.
Intervention effects show that these relationships are also of a syntactic
nature. The analysis is extended to morphological markers that appear on
polarity sensitive items and wh-words. The book also provides a brief
overview of the main characteristics of Quechua syntax as well as
additional bibliographical information.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
                            Morphology
                            Syntax
Language Family(ies): Quechuan

Written In: English (eng )

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