Skip to main content

Order and structure in syntax I: Word order and syntactic structure

Bailey, Laura R. and Sheehan, Michelle, eds. (2017) Order and structure in syntax I: Word order and syntactic structure. Open Generative Syntax . Language Science Press ISBN 978-3-96110-026-2. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:64599)

The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided. (Contact us about this Publication)
Official URL
http://langsci-press.org/catalog/book/159

Abstract

This book reconsiders the role of order and structure in syntax, focusing on fundamental issues such as word order and grammatical functions. The first group of papers in the collection asks what word order can tell us about syntactic structure, using evidence from V2, object shift, word order gaps and different kinds of movement. The second group of papers all address the issue of subjecthood in some way, and examine how certain subject properties vary across languages: expression of subjects, expletive subjects, quirky and locative subjects. All of the papers address in some way the tension between modelling what can vary across languages whilst improving our understanding of what might be universal to human language.

Item Type: Edited book
Subjects: P Language and Literature
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages > English Language and Linguistics
Depositing User: Laura Bailey
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2017 20:27 UTC
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2019 11:42 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/64599 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Bailey, Laura R.: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3359-9630
  • Depositors only (login required):