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Current Studies in Linguistics #35: Parasitic Gaps

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This book offers a comprehensive survey of research on parasitic gaps, an intriguing syntactic phenomenon. The first section of the book contains a history of work on the topic and three fundamental previously published papers. The remaining three sections present new perspectives on the theory of parasitic gaps based on data taken from diverse languages.Contributors Michael Calcagno, Peter W. Culicover, Elisabet Engdahl, Robert Hukari, Andreas Kathol, Christopher Kennedy, Katalin É. Kiss, Robert Levine, Alan Munn, Jamal Ouhalla, Paul M. Postal, Christine Tellier.

Synopsis:

This book offers a comprehensive survey of research on parasitic gaps, an intriguing syntactic phenomenon.

Synopsis:

This book offers a comprehensive survey of research on parasitic gaps, an intriguing syntactic phenomenon. The first section of the book contains a history of work on the topic and three fundamental previously published papers. The remaining three sections present new perspectives on the theory of parasitic gaps based on data taken from diverse languages.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [419]-438) and indexes.

About the Author

Paul M. Postal is Adjunct/Research Professor in the Department of Linguistics at New York University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780262032841
Editor:
Culicover, Peter W.
Editor:
Postal, Paul M.
Editor:
Culicover, Peter W.
Editor:
Postal, Paul M.
Author:
Culicover, Peter W.
Author:
Postal, Paul M.
Publisher:
The MIT Press
Location:
Cambridge, Mass.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Grammar
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Grammar, Comparative and general
Subject:
Syntax
Subject:
Parasitic gaps
Subject:
Grammar & Punctuation
Subject:
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
Subject:
Parasitic gaps (Linguistics)
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
Reference-Grammar and Style
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Current Studies in Linguistics Parasitic Gaps
Series Volume:
35
Publication Date:
20010129
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , This book offers a comprehensive survey of research on parasitic gaps, an intriguing syntactic phenomenon.
"Synopsis" by , This book offers a comprehensive survey of research on parasitic gaps, an intriguing syntactic phenomenon. The first section of the book contains a history of work on the topic and three fundamental previously published papers. The remaining three sections present new perspectives on the theory of parasitic gaps based on data taken from diverse languages.
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