Studies on Universal Grammar and Typological Variation.

The articles of the present volume consist of generative analyses dealing with several current topics of discussion and debate in syntactic theory, such as clitics, word order, scrambling, directionality, movement. The data in the volume are drawn from a number of typologically diverse languages (e....

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Main Author: Alexiadou, Artemis
Other Authors: Hall, T. Alan
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1997.
Series:Linguistik aktuell ; Bd. 13.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Artemis Alexiadou & T. Alan Hall
  • Typological implications of a directionality constraint on projections / Hubert Haider
  • Universal grammar and the typology of ergative languages / Anoop Mahajan
  • Some properties of ellipsis in coordination / Chris Wilder
  • Deriving the parameterisation of the mapping hypothesis / David Adger
  • Syntactic dependencies and their properties : weak islands / M. Rita Manzini
  • On extraction, argument binding and voice morphology in Malagasy / Paul Law
  • Universals and minimalist features : checking in AgrO / Elly van Gelderen
  • Genitive subjects and the VSO order / Jamal Ouhalla
  • Some properties of clitics : with special reference to modern Greek / Gaberell Drachman.