Topics in South Slavic Syntax and Semantics

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| Norwegian University of Science and Technology
| Norwegian University of Science and Technology
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This collection of articles presents a variety of approaches to central phenomena in South Slavic syntax and semantics, with an informal introduction by the editors on South Slavic clause structure. Phenomena addressed (treated partly on a language specific basis, partly comparative) include: the structure of the functional field, verb fronting, clitic placement, conjunctions, noun phrase structure, possessives, agreement, and aspectual phenomena.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 172]  1999.  xxviii, 263 pp.
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Table of Contents
Introduction: The Clausal Structure of South Slavic
Mila Dimitrova-Vulchanova and Lars Hellan
ix
Verb Movement and Economy: Last Resort
María Luisa Rivero
1
Conjunction Doubling and ‘Avoid Conjunction Principle’
Ljiljana Progovac
25
On the Contrast Relation in the Balkan Languages in Comparison to Russian and German
Ivanka Petkova Schick
41
The System of Auxiliaries in Bulgarian
Iliyana Krapova
59
Against ‘Long Head Movement’: Lexical Insertion and the Bulgarian Auxiliary ‘BE’
Andrew Caink
91
Tense, Aspect, and Aspectual Composition
Henk J. Verkuyl
125
Possessors in the Bulgarian DP
Mila Dimitrova-Vulchanova and Giuliana Giusti
163
Vsjako Načalo e Trudno: Traps in Lesson I in the South Slavic Languages
Wayles Browne
193
On Clitic Displacement
Jindřich Toman
205
Functional Categories and the Structure of the DP in Bosnian
Nedzad Leko
229
Index of Subjects
253
Index of Names
258
Index of Languages
262
“While these articles are written in an earlier framework (cf. Chomsky 1995), they are relevant to the central issues in which generative theory is engaged today [...]. As the generative theory continues to develop, the research represented in this volume will continue to be salient.”
Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General