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Title: Negative Indefinites
Written By: Doris Penka
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics

Doris Penka delivers a unified analysis of the semantics and syntax of
negative indefinites -- as in the expressions nobody, nothing, never and
nowhere -- and their counterparts in other languages. Contrary to standard
assumptions, the author argues that these expressions are not inherently
negative and are only licensed by a covert negation.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0199567263
ISBN-13: 9780199567263
Pages: 252
Prices: ---- 65.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780199567270
Pages: 352
Prices: U.K. £ 29.99