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Title: Advances in Roumanian Linguistics
Edited By: Guglielmo Cinque
Giuliana Giusti

The aim of the book is to collect and make available to the public recent studies on Romanian in the framework of Generative Grammar. All the studies can be considered as highly advanced from both the empirical and the theoretical point of view. In fact, they deal with many of the phenomena that differentiate this language from other well-studied ones, adopting and further improving recent developments in linguistic theory. In this respect the book contributes both to Romanian studies and to theoretical linguistics. These studies cover major areas of general syntactic investigation: the syntax of nominal expressions (Giusti on determiners, Grosu on free relative clauses), clausal structure (Motapanyane), clitic placement (Dobrovie-Sorin), and morpho-semantics (Farkas and Zec). In so doing, they address the problems of the definition and refinement of the theory of functional projections, contributing new ideas and evidence for their formulation.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): Romanian
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556192282
ISBN-13: 9781556192289
Pages: 172
Prices: U.S. $ 134
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027227306
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