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Title: A-Bar Syntax: A Study in Movement Types
Written By: Gereon Mueller
Series Title: Studies in Generative Grammar 42

The main goal of this book is to present a detailed investigation of a number of movement types and especially of certain assymmetries that exist between them. The analysis is carried out within the principles and parameters framework of Generative Grammar, and is based on evidence from a variety of languages (among them German, Russian, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, French, Dutch, Polish, Bulgarian, Danish, Swedish, and Italian).

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110144697
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 482pp
Prices: DM 178,00/approx. US$ 111.00