Objects and Other Subjects Grammatical Functions, Functional Categories and Configurationality

The papers in this volume examine the current role of grammatical functions in transformational syntax in two ways: (i) through largely theoretical considerations of their status, and (ii) through detailed analyses for a wide variety of languages. Taken together the chapters in this volume present a...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Davies, William D. (Editor), Dubinsky, Stanley (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2001, 2001
Edition:1st ed. 2001
Series:Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The papers in this volume examine the current role of grammatical functions in transformational syntax in two ways: (i) through largely theoretical considerations of their status, and (ii) through detailed analyses for a wide variety of languages. Taken together the chapters in this volume present a comprehensive view of how transformational syntax characterizes the elusive but often useful notions of subject and object, examining how subject and object properties are distributed among various functional projections, converging sometimes in particular languages
Physical Description:XV, 307 p online resource
ISBN:9789401009911