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Title: Adverbs and Functional Heads: A Cross-Linguistic Perspective
Written By: Guglielmo Cinque
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax

One of the world's leading syntacticians presents evidence for locating Adverb Phrases in the specifiers of distinct functional projections within a novel and well articulated theory of the clause. In this theory, both adverbs and heads, which encode the functional notions of the clause, are ordered in a rigid sequence. Cinques cutting-edge proposal suggests that the structure of natural language sentences is much richer than previously assumed.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0195115279
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288pp
Prices: $45.00

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0195115260
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288pp
Prices: $65.00