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Title: Studies in the Semantics of Generic Noun Phrases
Written By: Karina Wilkinson

This dissertation is concerned with the representation of generic NPs. Topics discussed: the semantics of bare plurals, the analysis of NPs that contain common nouns such as 'kind,' 'sort,' and 'type.'

Publication Year: 1992
Publisher: Graduate Linguistic Students' Association, Umass
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 154
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