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Bresnan, Joan

Overview
Works: 35 works in 178 publications in 2 languages and 2,749 library holdings
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Restager , Thesis advisor, Publishing director
Classifications: P37, 415
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joan Bresnan
Linguistic theory and psychological reality by Morris Halle( Book )

33 editions published between 1978 and 1989 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mental representation of grammatical relations( Book )

23 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lexical-functional syntax by Joan Bresnan( Book )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The volume is essential to students and researchers who wish to look outside the Chomskyan framework for syntax. It shows why the Chomskyan formal architecture of structural transformations is less attractive for certain types of syntactic phenomena than an architecture of imperfect correspondences between parallel information structures. The book also illustrates how the best ideas from the transformational framework can be captured in a natural way. It gives a clear introduction to the fundamentals of a feature-logic based framework for syntax and provides extensive discussion of crosslinguistic applications, of particular interest to practitioners of feature-logic based approaches such as HPSG and Categorical Unification Grammar."--Jacket
Complex predicates by Alex Alsina i Keith( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory of complementation in English syntax by Joan Bresnan( Book )

25 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architectures, rules, and preferences : variations on themes by Joan W. Bresnan( Book )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contraction and the transformational cycle in English by Joan Bresnan( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Locative inversion in Chicheŵa : a case study of factorization in grammar by Joan Bresnan( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topic, pronoun, and agreement in Chicheŵa by Joan Bresnan( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working papers in grammatical theory and discourse structure : interactions of morphology, syntax, and discourse by Working papers in grammatical theory and discourse structure( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lexical-functional grammar : a formal system for grammatical representation by Ronald M Kaplan( Book )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MIT press series on cognitive theory and mental representation( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A competence-based theory of syntactic closure by Marilyn Ford Anderson( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lexical-functional grammar by Joan Bresnan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intensive introduction to current syntactic theory from the point of view of the lexical-functional theory of grammar (LFG). Topics include design of a grammatical theory, syntactic mapping from trees to functions, interactions between word structure and phrase structure, lexical mapping from functions to predicate argument structures, control and anaphoric binding, coordination and case, topic and focus constructions. Analytic problems are drawn from European languages as well as Warlpiri, Moroccan Arabic, Greenlandic Eskimo, Serbo-Croatian, Russian, Japanese, and Chichewah
I comlpementatori: verso una teoria sintattica dei tipi di complemento by Joan Bresnan( )

in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mental representation on grammatical relations( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The passive in lexical theory by Joan Bresnan( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thematic hierarchy and locative inversion in UG by Joan Bresnan( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The syntactic projection problem and the comparative syntax of locative inversion by Joan Bresnan( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Object asymmetries in comparative Bantu syntax by Joan Bresnan( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Linguistic theory and psychological reality
Alternative Names
Bresnan, Joan.

Bresnan, Joan 1945-

Bresnan, Joan W.

Bresnan, Joan W. 1945-

Bresnan, Joan W. (Joan Wanda)

Bresnan, Joan Wanda

Bresnan, Joan Wanda 1945-

Joan Bresnan American linguist

Joan Bresnan Amerikaans taalkundige

Joan Bresnan US-amerikanische Linguistin

Languages
English (162)

Italian (1)

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Lexical-functional syntaxComplex predicatesArchitectures, rules, and preferences : variations on themes by Joan W. Bresnan