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Title: Infinitives: Restructuring and Clause Structure
Written By: Susanne Wurmbrand
Series Title: Studies in Generative Grammar

INFINITIVES: RESTRUCTURING AND CLAUSE STRUCTURE offers a detailed study of the clausal architecture of infinitival constructions providing a unified analysis of restructuring, control, modals, and raising. The book critically evaluates previous proposals from both syntactic and semantic perspectives and presents a new analysis incorporating many recent developments in generative linguistic theory. In addition to its theoretical contribution, INFINITIVES contains a detailed descriptive overview of a range of constructions, primarily from the Germanic languages and will thus not only be of value to generative linguists but will also serve as a general reference source for those interested in the Germanic languages.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110166860
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 371
Prices: $88.00