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Title: Dissolving Binding Theory
Written By: Johan E.C.V. Rooryck
Guido J. vanden Wyngaerd
URL: http://www.oup.com/uk/catalogue/?ci=9780199691333.do
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics
Description:

This book examines the distribution and interpretation of anaphors and
pronouns. Through a detailed analysis of simplex and complex anaphors in
Dutch and English, as well as other Romance and Germanic languages, the
authors show that the relationship between an anaphor and its antecedent
can be captured in terms of general Minimalist principles.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Semantics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Dutch
English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0199691320
ISBN-13: 9780199691326
Pages: 344
Prices: U.K. £ 70.00

 
 
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ISBN-13: 9780199691333
Pages: 344
Prices: U.K. £ 29.99