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Query:   2nd Summary: Complementizers
Author:  Neil Salmond
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Historical Linguistics
Syntax

Summary:   HI ALL,

I'VE HAD A COUPLE MORE REPLIES TO MY QUERY SINCE MY LAST SUMMARY. HERE'S THE MAIN BITS:

THOMAS ERNST
YOU MIGHT ... BE INTERESTED TO LOOK AT A 1982 INDIANA UNIVERSITY DISSERTATION BY EVAN SMITH, ''RELATIVE THAT AND AS: A STUDY IN CATEGORY CHANGE''.

STANLEY DUBINSKY
RECATEGORIZATION OF PREPOSITIONS AS COMPPLEMENTIZERS (LINGUISTIC INQUIRY 26.125-137) BY MYSELF AND KEMP WILLIAMS DEALS WITH RECATEGORIZATION OF TEMPORAL PREPOSITIONS AS COMPLEMENTIZERS, AND BRINGS DIALECT AND HISTORICAL EVIDENCE TO BEAR ON THE ISSUE.

I MUST ADMIT THAT I HAVEN'T HAD THE TIME TO FOLLOW UP ALL OF THESE SOURCES, BUT THOSE THAT I HAVE I HAVE FOUND TO BE MOST INFORMATIVE.

THANKS AGAIN,
- NEIL

LL Issue: 10.1838
Date Posted: 01-Dec-1999
Original Query: Read original query