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Title: Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure
Edited By: Malka Rappaport Hovav
Edit Doron
Ivy Sichel
URL: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199544332.do
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics
Description:

This book focuses on the linguistic representation of temporality in the verbal
domain and its interaction with the syntax and semantics of verbs, arguments,
and modifiers. Leading scholars explore the division of labour between syntax,
compositional semantics, and lexical semantics in the encoding of event
structure.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0199544328
ISBN-13: 9780199544325
Pages: 424
Prices: U.K. £ 75.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199544336
ISBN-13: 9780199544332
Pages: 424
Prices: U.K. £ 29.95