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Chinese Syntax in a Cross-linguistic Perspective

Author: Yen-hui Audrey Li; Andrew Simpson; Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Series: Oxford studies in comparative syntax.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Chinese Syntax in a Cross-linguistic Perspective collects twelve new papers that explore the syntax of Chinese in comparison with other languages"--
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2014018513
(OCoLC)879249549
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yen-hui Audrey Li; Andrew Simpson; Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai
ISBN: 9780190201104 019020110X
OCLC Number: 902701997
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 446 pages .).
Contents: Machine generated contents note: --
1. On Syntactic Analyticity and Parametric Theory --
Cheng-Teh James Huang --
2. Nominal Arguments in Mandarin and Yi --
Li Julie Jiang --
3. Appositives in Mandarin Chinese and Cross-linguistically --
Francesca Del Gobbo --
4. Restricting Nonrestrictive Relatives in Mandarin Chinese --
Jo-Wang Lin & Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai --
5. The same difference: Comparative Syntax-semantics of English same and Chinese tong/xiang-tong --
Wei-wen Roger Liao and Yuyun Wang --
6. How Universal is the Mass/Count Distinction? Three Grammars of Counting --
Gennaro Chierchia --
7. Analysis vs. Synthesis: Objects --
Michael Barrie and Yen-hui Audrey Li --
8. Transitive Psych-predicates --
Lisa Lai-Shen Cheng and Rint Sybesma --
9. Light verb Syntax between English and Classical Chinese --
Shengli Feng --
10. Selection in Complex Predicate Formation --
Mamoru Saito --
11. Agents in Mandarin and Igbo Resultatives --
Alexander Williams --
12. Verbal Answers to yes/no Questions, Focus and Ellipsis --
Andrew Simpson --
13. On the Internal Structure of Comparative Constructions: from Chinese to English --
Gu Yang and Guo Jie --
14. Root Infinitive Analogues in Child Chinese and Japanese --
Keiko Murasugi --
15. Wh-adjuncts, Left Periphery, and Wh-in-situ --
Masao Ochi --
16. Cartographic Syntax of Pragmatic Projections --
Sze-Wing Tang.
Series Title: Oxford studies in comparative syntax.
Responsibility: edited by Audrey Li, Andrew Simpson, and Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai.

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