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Title: The Department of English in Lund: Working Papers in Linguistics Vol. 3
Edited By: Henrik Carl Gyllstad
Fredrik Heinat
URL: http://www.englund.lu.se/research/workingpapers/index.phtml
Series Title: The Department of English in Lund: Working Papers in Linguistics
Description:

The Department of English in Lund: Working Papers in Linguistics is an annual volume produced by the English Department at Lund University in Sweden. Its main aim is to publicize research being carried out by staff and post-graduate students in the department, but we are also pleased to include contributions from members of neighbouring departments and universities. Exchanges with similar publications are welcome. All articles are freely downloadable from the web.

Table of Contents:

Fabian Beijer
- Michal Starke's Move Dissolves into Merge: A Theory of Locality. A Summarizing Review.

Fredrik Heinat
- Pronouns in a Derivational Syntax

Eva Klingvall
- Aspectual Properties of the English Middle Construction

Hans Malmström & Carita Paradis
- Modelling Speech Production -- Evidence from Swedish Blends

Carita Paradis
- Where Does Metonymy Stop? Senses, Facets and Active Zones

Anna Wärnsby
- (De)coding Epistemic Modality in English and Swedish

How to order, subscribe or submit a paper:
Send a mail to workingpapers@englund.lu.se for information. web site: http://www.englund.lu.se/research/workingpapers/

Working Papers
Department of English
Lund University
Helgonabacken 14
SE- 223 62 Lund
Sweden phone: 46-46-222 75 50 fax: 46-46-222 75 47 e-mail: workingpapers@englund.lu.se

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: University of Lund Working Papers
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Subject Language(s): English
Swedish
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