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Clause structure and language change

by Adrian Battye (Editor), Ian Roberts (Editor)

Other authors: Paola Benincà (Contributor), Fernande Dupuis (Contributor), Paul Hirschbühler (Contributor), Aafke Hulk (Contributor), Paul Kiparsky (Contributor)9 more, Monique Lemieux (Contributor), David Lightfoot (Contributor), Christer Platzack (Contributor), Cecilia Poletto (Contributor), Ilza Ribeiro (Contributor), Beatrice Santorini (Contributor), Alessandra Tomaselli (Contributor), Ans van Kemenade (Contributor), Barbara Vance (Contributor)

Series: Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax

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The Principles-and-Parameters approach to linguistic theory has triggered an enormous amount of work in comparative syntax over the last decade or so. A natural consequence of the growth in synchronic comparative work has been a renewed interest in questions of diachronic syntax, and thiscollection testifies to that trend. These papers focus on questions of clause structure which have become a central theme of theoretical work since the pioneering work in the late 1980s by Chomsky, Pollock, and others. The languages studied by an international roster of contributors include all themajor Romance and Germanic languages. This volume is of central importance for anyone working in theoretical, comparative, or historical syntax.… (more)
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Battye, AdrianEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roberts, IanEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Benincà, PaolaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dupuis, FernandeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hirschbühler, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hulk, AafkeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kiparsky, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lemieux, MoniqueContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lightfoot, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Platzack, ChristerContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Poletto, CeciliaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ribeiro, IlzaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Santorini, BeatriceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tomaselli, AlessandraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
van Kemenade, AnsContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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The Principles-and-Parameters approach to linguistic theory has triggered an enormous amount of work in comparative syntax over the last decade or so. A natural consequence of the growth in synchronic comparative work has been a renewed interest in questions of diachronic syntax, and thiscollection testifies to that trend. These papers focus on questions of clause structure which have become a central theme of theoretical work since the pioneering work in the late 1980s by Chomsky, Pollock, and others. The languages studied by an international roster of contributors include all themajor Romance and Germanic languages. This volume is of central importance for anyone working in theoretical, comparative, or historical syntax.

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