LINGUIST List 7.1311

Fri Sep 20 1996

Sum: Lexicalization references

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  1. Jerry Packard, summary of lexicalization references

Message 1: summary of lexicalization references

Date: Fri, 20 Sep 1996 14:54:47 CDT
From: Jerry Packard <>
Subject: summary of lexicalization references

A summary of the references suggested in response to my
'lexicalization' query posted earlier is listed below. My thanks to
the following individuals for their helpful responses.

Mark Liberman
Frank Li
Robert Beard
David Beck
Marie Egan
Charlie Rowe
Alan Juffs
Georgia Green
Laurie Bauer

Bauer, L. (1983) _English Word-formation_. Cambridge U. Press.

Bauer, L. (1988) _Introducing Linguistic Morphology_. Edinburgh
U. Press.

Beard, Robert 1981 _The Indo-European Lexicon: A Full Synchronic
Theory_,Amsterdam: North Holland

Davis, H. (1996). Deep unaccusativity and zero syntax in
St'at'imcets. Ms. UBC.

Dowty, D. (1979). _Word meaning and Montague grammar_. Reidel:

Dowty, D. (1991). Thematic proto-roles and argument
selection. _Language_, 67, 547-619.

Dressler, Wolfgang _Morphonology_.

Fillmore, Charles J. 1979. On Fluency. In Charles J. Fillmore,
Daniel Kempler & William S-Y. Wang (eds), Individual Differences in
Language Ability and Language Behaviour, New York, etc.: Academic
Press. Pp. 85-101.

Hale, K., & Keyser, J. (1992). The syntactic character of thematic
structure. In I. M. Roca (Eds.), _Thematic structure: its role in
grammar_ (pp. 107-144). New York: Foris.

Hale, K., & Keyser, S. J. (1993). On argument structure and the
lexical expression of syntactic relations. In K. Hale & S. J. Keyser
(Eds.), The view from Building 20: Essays in linguistics in honor of
Sylvain Bromberger (pp. 53-110). Cambridge, MA: MIT.

Jackendoff, R. S. (1990). _Semantic structures_. Cambridge, MA: MIT

Juffs, A. (1996b). _Learnability and the lexicon: Theories and second
language acquisition research_. Amsterdam, Philadelphia, PA: John

Liberman, Mark and Sproat Richard (1992) "The Stress and Structure of
Modified Noun Phrases in English," pages 131-182 in Sag and Szabolsci,
Eds., _Lexical Matters_, CSLI, 1992.

Mel'chuk, I. A. (1989). Semantic primitives from the viewpoint of the
Meaning-Text linguistic theory. _Quaderni de Semantica X_, 65 - 102.

Mel'chuk, I. A.(1995). The future of the lexicon in linguistic
description and the explanatory combinatorial dictionary. In I.-H. Lee
(ed.), _Linguistics in the Morning Calm 3_ (Selected Papers from
SICOL-1992), Seoul: Hanshin, 181-270.

Nunberg, G. Wasow, T. and Sag, I. (Sept 1994) Idioms. _Language_.

Pawley, Andrew & Frances Hodgetts Syder 1983. Two puzzles for
linguistic theory: nativelike selection and nativelike fluency. In
Jack C. Richards & Richard W. Schmidt (eds), Language and
Communication. London and New York: Longman, pp. 191-226.

Pinker, S. (1989). _Learnability and cognition: The acquisition of
argument structure_. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Talmy, Leonard. 1985. "Lexicalization patterns: semantic structure in
lexical forms". In _Language Typology and Syntactic
Description_. Vl. III. Timothy Shopen (ed.). Cambridge
Univ. Press. (pp. 57-149) (listed by more than one respondent)

Talmy, L. (1991). Path to realization: a typology of event
conflation. In _Proceedings of the Berkeley Linguistics Society_, 17.
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