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Title: PLUM proceedings from the 9th PGC (2000) at the University of Manchester
Edited By: Katrin Hiietam

The CONTENTS of the proceedings is as follows:

SPENCER, ANDREW (Guest Speaker), The word and paradigm model of morphosyntax, 1-27

BROCCIAS, CRISTIANO, Alignment and complexity of English resultative constructions, 28-40

HARLEY, MATTHEW, The 'perfect': relevance as the key, 41-52

KULA, NANCY CHONGO, On the modified base in Bemba, 53-63

MATHIEU, ERIC, The syntax of French Neg in situ, 64-77

OGIE, OTA, NP focus and non-canonical arguments in Edo, 78-89

PAOLI, SANDRA, AgrO or no AgrO? This is the question!, 90-99

PAPANGELI, DIMITRA, Clitic doubling: a syntactic effect of morphological case (based on Greek), 100-111

SINHA, SRIJA, Scope islands and scope relations in Hindi, 112-122

SITARIDOU, IOANNA, Lexical subjects in Portuguese and Spanish infinitival clauses, 123-135

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: University of Manchester
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0906107466
ISBN-13: N/A