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Query:   Action Nouns
Author:  Lars Martin Fosse
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Syntax

Summary:   Dear members of the Linguist List,

Here are the references I got regarding the syntax of action nouns (Linguist 12.868):

>From Martha McGinnis:

Alexiadou, A. 1998. 'An ergative pattern in the syntax of nominative-accusative languages.' Paper presented at the 29th meeting of the North Eastern Linguistics Society, University of Delaware.

Alexiadou, Artemis. 1999. On the syntax of nominalization and possession: remarks on patterns of ergativity. Habilitationsleistung, Potsdam University. [And the zillions of
references contained therein!]

Harley, Heidi & Rolf Noyer. 1998a. 'Licensing in the non-lexicalist lexicon: nominalizations, vocabulary items and the Encyclopaedia.' In MITWPL

32: Papers from the UPenn/MIT Roundtable on Argument Structure and Aspect, ed. Heidi Harley. MITWPL, Cambridge, 119-137.

Harley, Heidi & Rolf Noyer. 1998b. 'Mixed nominalizations, short verb movement, and object shift in English.' In Proceedings of NELS 28, ed. by P.N. Tamanji & K. Kusumoto, GLSA, Amherst, 143-157.

Marantz, Alec. 1997. No escape from syntax: Don't try morphological analysis in the privacy of your own lexicon. Penn Working Papers in Linguistics 4.2.

Siegel, Laura. 1997. 'Gerundive nominals and aspect.' To appear in the Proceedings of ESCOL 97.

>From Volkmar Engerer:

(1999), ''Phasenverbkomplemente'', Studia Germanica Universitatis Vesprimiensis, 3/2 (1999), pp. 145 - 159.

(2000), ''Was lasst sich im Deutschen aufhoren und beenden? Aspekt, Aktionsart und nominale Komplementation intervallabschlussdenotierender Phasenverben'', in: Lindberg, Carl-Erik und Steffen Nordahl Lund (Hgg.)

(2000), 17th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, Vol. I (Odense Working Papers in Language and Communication, No. 19, April), Odense, pp. 171 - 186.

(2000b), ''Phasenverbsemantik'', in: Dorfmuller-Karpusa, Kathi und Ekaterini Vretta-Panidou (Hgg.) (2000), Thessaloniker Interkulturelle Analysen. Akten des 33. Linguistischen Kolloquiums in Thessaloniki 1998, Frankfurt/Main etc., pp. 101 - 110.

(2001b), Phasenverben brauchen Zeit: die zeitsemantische Verankerung von Satzgliedern'', erscheint in: Studia Germanica Universitatis Vesprimiensis.

>From Gabi Danon:

Argument Structure (Linguistic Inquiry Monographs, No 18) by Jane Grimshaw

Noun Phrases and Nominalizations
Tal Siloni

>From Lachlan Mackenzie:

Mackenzie, J.L. (1996). English nominalizations in the layered model of the sentence. In B. Devriendt, L. Goossens and J. van der Auwera (eds), Complex structures: a
functionalist perspective, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter,325-355.

>From Krzysztof Migdalski:

Bozena Rozwadowska (University of Wroclaw, Poland): ''Towards a unified theory of nominalizations. External and internal eventualities'', published by Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wroclawskiego, Wroclaw 1997.

Heartfelt thanks to all contributors!

Best regards,

Lars Martin Fosse

Dr. art. Lars Martin Fosse
Haugerudvn. 76, Leil. 114,
0674 Oslo
Norway
Phone: +47 22 32 12 19
Mobile phone: +47 90 91 91 45
Fax 1: +47 22 32 12 19
Fax 2: +47 85 02 12 50 (InFax)
Email: lmfosse@online.no

LL Issue: 12.914
Date Posted: 01-Apr-2001
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