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LINGUIST List 23.3706

Wed Sep 05 2012

Books: Comparative Germanic Syntax: Ackema, Alcorn, Heycock, Jaspers (Eds)

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

Date: 04-Sep-2012
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Comparative Germanic Syntax: Ackema, Alcorn, Heycock, Jaspers (Eds)
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Title: Comparative Germanic Syntax
Subtitle: The state of the art
Series Title: Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 191
Published: 2012
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/la.191

Editor: Peter Ackema
Editor: Rhona Alcorn
Editor: Caroline Heycock
Editor: Dany Jaspers
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273642 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273642 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273642 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 88.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255747 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 111.30
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255747 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255747 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Abstract:

The present volume contains a selection of papers presented at the 23rd and 24th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop held at the University of Edinburgh and the Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussels. The contributions provide new perspectives on several topics of current interest for syntactic theory on the basis of comparative data from a wide range of Germanic languages. Among the theoretical and empirical issues explored are various ellipsis phenomena, the internal structure of the DP, the syntax-morphology interface, the syntax-semantics interface, Binding Theory, various diachronic developments, and 'do-support'-type phenomena. This book is of interest to syntacticians with an interest in theoretical, comparative and/or diachronic work, as well as to morphologists and semanticists interested in the connections their fields have with syntax. It will also be of interest to graduate and advanced undergraduate students in linguistic disciplines.

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Subject Language(s): German (deu)

Written In: English (eng)

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