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Query:   Morphosyntactic Features: 2nd summary
Author:  Mike_Maxwell Mike_Maxwell
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Morphology
Syntax

Summary:   MY SHORT SUMMARY (IN LINGUISTLIST 9.1599) CONCERNING MORPHOSYNTACTIC
FEATURES STIRRED UP SEVERAL ORDERS OF MAGNITUDE MORE RESPONSE THAN MY
ORIGINAL QUERY (IN LL 9.1405). THE RESPONSES HAVE SLOWED TO A TRICKLE
NOW, WHICH I'LL TRY TO SUMMARIZE, THEN OFFER SOME COMMENTS AT THE END.
WITH LUCK, THIS WILL TURN INTO AS EXTENDED A DISCUSSION AS MY QUERY
SEVERAL YEARS AGO RE LINGUISTICS IN SCIENCE FICTION :-).

IN ADDITION TO RESPONSES DIRECTLY TO LL (9.1616, 9.1631 AND 9.1634), I
HAVE RECEIVED RESPONSES FROM THE FOLLOWING (IN ORDER OF RECEIPT):
HEIDI HARLEY (HHARLEY@LING.UPENN.EDU), DAN EVERETT (DEVER+@PITT.EDU),
RICH CAMPBBELL (CAMPBELL@OAKLAND.EDU), VALERIE BAGGALEY
(PMILLAR@CADVISION.COM), LESLIE BARRETT
(BARRETT@JESPERSEN.CS.NYU.EDU), DANIEL E. COLLINS
(COLLINS.232@OSU.EDU), ROBERT BEARD (RBEARD@BUCKNELL.EDU), ANNABEL
CORMACK (ANNABEL@LINGUISTICS.UCL.AC.UK), SIMON MUSGROVE
(S.MUSGRAVE@LINGUISTICS.UNIMELB.EDU.AU), GEORGE HUTTAR
(GEORGE_HUTTAR@SIL.ORG), AND DAVID FERTIG (FERTIG@ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU).

AMONG THE RESOURCES SUGGESTED WERE THE FOLLOWING:

BOOKS:
EVERETT, DAN. 1996. WHY THERE ARE NO CLITICS: AN ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVE ON
PRONOMINAL ALLOMORPHY. DALLAS: SIL.

A FORTHCOMING BOOK EDITED BY MARTIN EVERAERT WITH ARTICLES

LL Issue: 9.1644
Date Posted: 19-Nov-1998
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