W. Keith Percival

List of John Benjamins publications for which W. Keith Percival plays a role.

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Percival, W. Keith 2001 Nebrija’s Syntactic Theory in its Historical SettingHistory of Linguistics in Spain/Historia de la Lingüística en España: Volume II, Koerner, E.F.K. † and Hans-Josef Niederehe (eds.), pp. 3 ff.
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Percival, W. Keith 2000 Saussure’s View of the Value of DiachronyHistory and Perspectives of Language Study: Papers in honor of Ranko Bugarski, Mišeska Tomić, Olga and Milorad Radovanović (eds.), pp. 101 ff.
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Percival, W. Keith 1999 On the metrical Priscian Major: A methodological dilemmaHistory of Linguistics 1996: Volume 2: From Classical to Contemporary Linguistics, Cram, David, Andrew R. Linn and Elke Nowak (eds.), pp. 79 ff.
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Antonio de Nebrija (1444?–1522) inherited his syntactic theory from a grammatical tradition which had developed in Italy in the High Middle Ages more or less independently of the speculative tradition of northern Europe. The distinctive features of this system are the following: (1) The main verb… read more | Article
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Percival, W. Keith 1992 36. On The Historical Sources of Sanctian LinguisticsStudies out in Left Field: Defamatory essays presented to James D. McCawley on his 33rd or 34th birthday, Zwicky, Arnold M., Peter H. Salus, Robert I. Binnick and Anthony L. Vanek (eds.), pp. 191 ff.
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Percival, W. Keith 1990 Reflections on the History of Dependency Notions in LinguisticsNorth American Contributions to the History of Linguistics, Dinneen, S.J., Francis P. and E.F.K. Koerner † (eds.), pp. 29 ff.
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This paper outlines the history of dependency notions from Antiquity to the present century. Although the notion of syntactic dependency was unknown in Antiquity, the idea of semantic dependency was foreshadowed in early definitions of the minor parts of speech, i.e., parts of speech other than the… read more | Article
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Percival, W. Keith 1986 The Reception of Hebrew in Sixteenth-Century Europe: The Impact of the CabbalaThe History of Linguistics in Spain, Quilis Morales, Antonio and Hans-Josef Niederehe (eds.), pp. 21 ff.
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The main thesis of this article is that a species of general linguistics arose in 16th-century western Europe as a result of the impact of Hebrew studies. Two features of traditional Hebrew grammatical practice produced this, effect: (1) the phonetic classification of consonants by point of… read more | Article
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