Current Issues in Syntactic Cartography

A crosslinguistic perspective

Fuzhen Si | Beijing Language and Culture University
Luigi Rizzi | Collège de France
ISBN 9789027208903 | EUR 99.00 | USD 149.00
ISBN 9789027259776 | EUR 99.00 | USD 149.00
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This book illustrates recent developments in cartographic studies, seen from a comparative perspective. The different chapters explore various aspects of theoretical and descriptive syntax, bearing on such topics as selection, causativity, binding, light verb constructions, the structure of the high and low peripheral zones. Syntactic issues in the study of dialects and ancient languages are also addressed. The languages investigated include French, Hebrew, Standard Dutch and the Ghent dialect, Etruscan, Japanese, English, Arabic, Mandarin Chinese and the Teochew dialect. The intended readers of this book include researchers and students working on natural language syntax, the interface between syntax and semantics/pragmatics, and comparative and typological linguistics, as well as scholars interested in particular languages such as East Asian and Romance languages.
[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 267] 2021.  vi, 328 pp.
Publishing status: Available
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Main BIC Subject

CFK: Grammar, syntax

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009060: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Syntax
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ONIX 2.1
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U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2021016876 | Marc record