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LINGUIST List 23.2332

Tue May 15 2012

Books: Case, Argument Structure, and Word Order: Miyagawa

Editor for this issue: Danniella Hornby <daniellalinguistlist.org>


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Date: 14-May-2012
From: Tara Thomas <tara.thomastaylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: Case, Argument Structure, and Word Order: Miyagawa
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Title: Case, Argument Structure, and Word Order
Series Title: Routledge Leading Linguists
Published: 2012
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Book URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415878593/

Author: Shigeru Miyagawa
Electronic: ISBN: 9780415878593 Pages: 328 Price: ----
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415878593 Pages: 328 Price: U.S. $ 125.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415878593 Pages: 328 Price: U.K. £ 80.00
Abstract:

Over the years, a major strand of Miyagawa's research has been to study how
syntax, case marking, and argument structure interact. In particular, Miyagawa's
work addresses the nature of the relationship between syntax and argument
structure, and how case marking and other phenomena help to elucidate this
relationship. In this collection of new and revised pieces, Miyagawa expands
and develops new analyses for numeral quantifier stranding, ditransitive
constructions, nominative/genitive alternation, "syntactic" analysis of lexical
and syntactic causatives, and historical change in the accusative case marking
from Old Japanese to Modern Japanese. All of these analyses demonstrate an
intimate relation among case marking, argument structure, and word order.

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Subject Language(s): Japanese (jpn)
                            Japanese, Old (ojp)

Written In: English (eng)

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