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Title: Functional Structure in DP and IP
Subtitle: The Cartography of Syntactic
Edited By: Guglielmo Cinque
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax

This volume presents the first results of a long-term research project, funded by the Italian government, which aims at mapping out the fine functional structure of sentences, nominal phrases, and other major phrases making up sentences. In particular, it examines the functional structure of DPs (determiner phrases) and IPs (inflection phrases).

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0195148797
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 248 pp
Prices: $ 74.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0195148800
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 248 pp
Prices: $ 45.00