The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Das Deutsche als kompositionsfreudige Sprache [German as a Strongly Compositional Language]
Strukturelle Eigenschaften und systembezogene Aspekte
In German, composition is an especially productive pattern of word formation. This volume fills a gap by providing a comprehensive description and discussion of composition in German in the context of current research. Here it devotes special attention to current possibilities and issues of methodological investigation.