Pseudogapping and ellipsis

Kirsten Gengel investigates pseudogapping, which, she proposes is one variety of ellipsis in natural language. At the heart of her discussion lies the interaction between focus and deletion. Her novel approach, which draws on new empirical data from many languages, has the potential of unifying seve...

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Main Author: Gengel, Kirsten
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2013, 2013
Series:Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics / Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Kirsten Gengel investigates pseudogapping, which, she proposes is one variety of ellipsis in natural language. At the heart of her discussion lies the interaction between focus and deletion. Her novel approach, which draws on new empirical data from many languages, has the potential of unifying several elliptical phenomena in generative grammar
Physical Description:1 online resource illustrations (black and white)
ISBN:9780191748561