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Name: Liliane  Haegeman
Institution: Ghent University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: Belgium   
Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  English Grammar
 Elements of Grammar: Handbook of Generative Syntax
 A Modern Course In English Syntax
 Introduction to Government and Binding Theory
 Thinking Syntactically
 The Syntax of Negation
 Noun Phrase in the Generative Perspective
 Theory and Description in Generative Syntax
 Main Clause Phenomena
 Adverbial Clauses, Main Clause Phenomena, and Composition of the Left Periphery
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  English Grammar
 Thinking Syntactically
 Adverbial Clauses, Main Clause Phenomena, and Composition of the Left Periphery
 Main Clause Phenomena
Dissertation Director * of: On the Syntax and Interpretation of Apposition to Nominal Antecedents
(Kathleen O'Connor, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Features, Categories and the Syntax of A-Positions. Synchronic and Diachronic Variation in the Germanic Languages
(Eric Haeberli, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The movement analysis of temporal adverbial clauses
Medial adjunct PPs in English: Implications for the syntax of sentential negation

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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