| University of Toulouse 2
Despite a recent spate of publications, the valency of nouns is a topic that still remains in the shadow of the valency of verbs. This volume aims to contribute to the discussion of noun valency not only from a theoretical point of view, as is often the case, but also from an empirical one by presenting a series of studies focusing on particular questions and based on data-driven research. It explores properties of valency nouns in a variety of languages, including Bulgarian, Czech, German, Latin, Romanian, and Spanish. The specificity of this book consists in the diversity of the methodological approaches used. It includes empirical studies and it explores different theoretical frameworks: Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar (HPSG), the Minimalist Program within Generative Grammar, Functional Generative Description (FGD), and Construction Grammar. Special attention is paid to deverbal nouns, but nouns expressing quantity and “compound-like” constructions involving relationship and interactivity are also dealt with.
[Studies in Language Companion Series, 158] 2014. xvi, 213 pp.
Publishing status: Available
© John Benjamins
Table of Contents
Abbreviations | pp. vii–viii
Editor’s foreword | pp. ix–xiv
Contributors | pp. xv–xvi
Chapter 1. Contribution of valency to the analysis of languageJarmila Panevová | pp. 1–18
Chapter 2. Special valency behavior of Czech deverbal nounsVeronika Kolářová | pp. 19–60
Chapter 3. Nominalizations of Spanish perception verbs at the syntax–semantics interfaceElisa Bekaert and Renata Enghels | pp. 61–88
Chapter 4. Case assignment, aspect, and (non-)expression of patients: A study of the internal structure of Czech verbal nounsVěra Dvořák | pp. 89–112
Chapter 5. A data-driven analysis of the structure type ‘man–nature relationship’ in RomanianAna-Maria Barbu | pp. 113–140
Chapter 6. Classifier noun phrases of the type N1N2 in BulgarianPetya Osenova | pp. 141–160
Chapter 7. Noun phrasal complements vs. adjunctsRossella Resi | pp. 161–182
Chapter 8. Noun valency in LatinOlga Spevak | pp. 183–210
Index | pp. 211–213
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