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Name: Patrick  Brandt
Institution: Universiteit Utrecht
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Homepage: http://web.uni-frankfurt.de/fb10/brandt
State and/or Country: Netherlands
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Selected Publications: Brandt, P., Dettmer, D., Dietrich, R.A. and G. Schoen (1999): Sprachwissenschaft. Ein roter Faden fuer das Studium. Koeln etc.: Boehlau.

Brandt, P. (2000): In the Double Object Construction. In: de Hoop, H. and van der Wouden, T. (ed.): Linguistics in the Netherlands. Amsterdam: Benjamins, pp. 31--43.

Brandt, P. (2001): Presenting and Predicating Lower Events. In: G. Jaeger et. al (eds): Papers on Predicative Constructions. ZAS Berlin (ZAS papers in Linguistics 22), pp43--68.

Brandt, P. (2001): Time and Definiteness Effects Again. To appear in Proceedings of WECOL.

Brandt, P. (2003): Cipient Predication: Unifying Double Object, Dative Experiencer and Existential/Presentational Constructions. Dissertation Utrecht University (LOT Dissertation Series 74).
Announced on LINGUIST :  Arguments and Agreement
Courses Taught: general linguistics
(history of) generative syntax
Dissertation Abstract: Cipient Predication: Unifying double object, dative experiencer and existential/presentational constructions

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