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Title: Generative Linguistics and Acquisition
Subtitle: Studies in honor of Nina M. Hyams
Edited By: Misha Becker
John Grinstead
Jason Rothman
URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/lald.54
Series Title: Language Acquisition and Language Disorders 54
Description:

The articles of this collection cover a wide range of formal syntactic and semantic phenomena. The focus is on a broad array of developmental syntactic phenomena, including topics in Argument Structure and Clause-Internal Syntax, the DP Domain and Learning Theory. In total, the contents of the volume illustrate ways in which theoretically informed linguistic research can explain language behavior in terms that are motivated on independent grounds and point towards new research opportunities to test theoretical claims about the adult model of grammar. The contributions of this volume are inspired by or related to the scholarship of Nina Hyams, whose dedication to rigorous, theoretically-informed research on language is well represented here.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Semantics
Syntax
Language Acquisition
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