The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Morphosyntax of the Algonquian Conjunct Verb: A Minimalist Approach
Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics
This book investigates the syntactic distribution of the Algonquian Conjunct verb from the theoretical perspective of the Minimalist Program. Brittain provides a unified account of the occurrence of the Algonquian Conjunct verb in an otherwise unrelated set of syntactic environments.