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  1. The Inflected Infinitive in Romance Languages

    By Emily E. Scida

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book investigates two prominent issues with regard to the inflected infinitive-the syntactic distribution of the Portuguese inflected infinitive, and its origin and development from Early Romance. The syntactic analysis offered here differs from traditional descriptions of the inflected...

    Published November 19th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Manifestations of Genericity

    By Yael Greenberg

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    In this book, Yael Greenberg discusses and clarifies a number of controversial issues and phenomena in the generic literature, including the existence of "episodic genericity," existential presuppositions, and contextual restrictions of generics. ...

    Published October 14th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Origins of Predicates

    Evidence from Plains Cree

    By Tomio Hirose

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book offers a new perspective on natural language predicates by analyzing data from the Plains Cree language. Contrary to traditional understanding, Cree verbal complexes are syntactic constructs composed of morphemes as syntactic objects that are subject to structurally defined constraints,...

    Published July 6th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Input-based Phonological Acquisition

    By Tania Zamuner

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book provides an analysis of two theories of language acquisition: the theory that acquisition is primarily mediated by innate properties of language provided by universal grammar, and the opposing theory that language is acquired based on the patterns in the ambient language. A problem not...

    Published June 11th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Ellipsis and wa-marking in Japanese Conversation

    By John Fry

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 15th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Existential Faithfullness

    A Study of Reduplicative TETU, Feature Movement and Dissimulation

    By Caro Struijke

    Edited by Laurence Horn

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 26th 2002 by Routledge

  7. The Effects of Duration and Sonority on Countour Tone Distribution

    A Typological Survey and Formal Analysis

    By Jie Zhang

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 1st 2002 by Routledge

  8. The Presupposition and Discourse Functions of the Japanese Particle Mo

    By Sachiko Shudo

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 11th 2002 by Routledge

  9. The Syntax of Possession in Japanese

    By Takae Tsujioka

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 27th 2002 by Routledge

  10. The Effects of Prosody on Articulation in English

    By Taehong Cho

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 20th 2002 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Existential Faithfullness: A Study of Reduplicative TETU, Feature Movement and Dissimulation
    By Caro StruijkeEdited by Laurence Horn
    To Be Published November 1st 2014
  2. Phonological Augmentation in Prominent Positions
    By Jennifer L. Smith
    To Be Published November 1st 2014
  3. Manifestations of Genericity
    By Yael Greenberg
    To Be Published November 1st 2014

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