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Name: Simon  Musgrave
Institution: Monash University
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State and/or Country: Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Syntax
Typology
Specialty: Semantics-Syntax interface
Selected Publications: 1996 'Semantic Roles and Binding in English Noun Phrases' BA(Hons) Thesis, Dept of Linguistics, University of Sydney.

2002 'Non-subject arguments in Indonesian' PhD Thesis, Dept of Linguistics and Applied Linguitics, The Unversity of Melbourne
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Use of Databases in Cross-Linguistic Studies
Reviewer of: Semantics/Syntax: Butt & Holloway King, eds. (2000) (LL Issue 12.2582)
Syntax: Kempson, Meyer-Viol & Gabbay (2000) (LL Issue 13.467)
Typology: Dixon & Aikhenvald, eds. (2002) (LL Issue 14.2411)
Syntax: Kempson, Meyer-Viol & Gabbay (2000) (LL Issue 13.467)
Historical Ling/Lang Contact: Tent & Geraghty (2004) (LL Issue 17.1393)



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