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LINGUIST List 23.3310

Sat Aug 04 2012

Books: Main Clause Phenomena: Aelbrecht, Haegeman, Nye (Eds)

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

Date: 02-Aug-2012
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Main Clause Phenomena: Aelbrecht, Haegeman, Nye (Eds)
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Title: Main Clause Phenomena
Subtitle: New Horizons
Series Title: Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 190
Published: 2012
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/la.190

Editor: Lobke Aelbrecht
Editor: Liliane Haegeman
Editor: Rachel Nye
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273659 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273659 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255730 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255730 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 111.30
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255730 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Abstract:

"Main Clause Phenomena: New Horizons" takes the study of Main Clause Phenomena (MCP) into the 21st century, without neglecting the origins of the topic. It brings together work by both established and up-and-coming scholars, who present analyses for a wide range of MCP, from a variety of languages, with a particular focus on particles and agreement markers, complementizers and verb second, and the licensing of MCP in different types of clauses. Besides enriching the empirical domain, this volume also engages with the theoretical question of how best to capture the distribution of MCP and, in particular, to what extent they are embeddable and why. The diverse patterns and analyses presented challenge the idea that MCP constitute a homogeneous class. "Main Clause Phenomena: New Horizons" is of interest not just to scholars specializing in the study of MCP, but to all linguists interested in the syntax and/or semantics of the clause.

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
                            Syntax

Written In: English (eng)

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