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Clause structure and language change

Author: Adrian Battye; Ian G Roberts
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Series: Oxford studies in comparative syntax.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of previously unpublished papers on a specific topic in historical linguistics - clause structure. These papers testify to the recent renewal of interest in diachronic syntax, a consequence of the new emphasis on comparative issues in the principles and parameters framework.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Clause structure and language change.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(DLC) 94034278
(OCoLC)31010697
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Battye; Ian G Roberts
ISBN: 1429406496 9781429406499 0195358791 9780195358797 9780195086324 0195086325 9780195086331 0195086333 9786610527175 6610527172
OCLC Number: 227038249
Language Note: English.
Notes: Based on material presented at the 1st Generative Diachronic Syntax Conference which was held at the University of York, Apr. 1990.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 369 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Why UG needs a learning theory : triggering verb movement / David Lightfoot --
Two types of verb second in the history of Yiddish / Beatrice Santorini --
The locus of verb-movement in non-asymmetric verb second languages : the case of Middle French / Monique Lemieux and Fernande Dupuis --
Evidence for a verb-second in Old Portuguese / Ilza Robeiro --
Indo-European origins of Germanic syntax / Paul Kiparsky --
On the decline of verb-movement to comp in Old and Middle French / Barbara Vance --
The loss of V2 in English and French / Christer Platzack --
Verb second, prodrop, functional projections, and language change / Aafke Hulk and Ans van Kemenade --
Null subjects in V1 embedded clauses in Philippe de Vigneulles Cent nouvelles nouvelles / Paul Hirschbuhler --
The diachronic development of subject clitics in northeastern Italian dialects / Cecilia Poletto --
Complement clitics in medieval Romance : the Tober-Mussafia law / Paola Benincà --
Cases of verb-third in Old High German / Alessandra Tomaselli.
Series Title: Oxford studies in comparative syntax.
Responsibility: edited by Adrian Battye, Ian Roberts.

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A collection of previously unpublished papers on a specific topic in historical linguistics - clause structure. These papers testify to the recent renewal of interest in diachronic syntax, a  Read more...

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The book contains some excellent reassessments of Verb-second data available earlier as well as some new data on this elusive phenomenon...this is an extremely relevant collection of papers. * Read more...

 
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