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The cartography of Chinese syntax. Volume II, The cartography of syntactic structures

Author: Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Series: Oxford studies in comparative syntax.
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This edited volume provides insights into the architecture of Chinese grammar from a comparative perspective, using principles of cartography. The chapters in this book map out the 'topography' of a variety of constructions in Chinese, specifically information structure, wh-question formation, and peripheral functional elements.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai
ISBN: 9780190210717 0190210710
OCLC Number: 936624222
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
Contents: Preface ; Chapter 1 ; A Tale of Two Peripheries: Evidence from Chinese Adverbials, Light Verbs, Applicatives and Object Fronting ; Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai ; Chapter 2 ; The even-construction and the Low Periphery in Mandarin Chinese ; Linda Badan & Francesca Del Gobbo ; Chapter 3 ; On the Fine Structure of the Left Periphery: The positions of Topic and Focus in Cantonese ; Candice Chi-Hang Cheung ; Chapter 4 ; Adjunct Wh-Words in Left Periphery ; Sze-Wing Tang ; Chapter 5 ; Locating Wh-Intervention Effects at CP ; Barry Chung-Yu Yang ; Chapter 6 ; The Left Peripheral Renjia and Layers of CP in Chinese ; Chen-Sheng Luther Liu ; Chapter 7 ; The Fine structure of Spatial PPs in Mandarin Chinese ; Hsiao-Hung Iris Wu ; Index
Series Title: Oxford studies in comparative syntax.
Other Titles: Cartography of Chinese syntax
Responsibility: Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai.

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This edited volume provides insights into the architecture of Chinese grammar from a comparative perspective, using principles of cartography. The chapters in this book map out the 'topography' of a variety of constructions in Chinese, specifically information structure, wh-question formation, and peripheral functional elements.

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