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Title Edges, heads, and projections [electronic resource] : interface properties / edited by Anna Maria Di Sciullo, Virginia Hill.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2010.

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Description 1 online resource (vi, 265 pages) : illustrations.
Series Linguistik aktuell = Linguistics today, 0166-0829 ; v. 156
Linguistik aktuell ; Bd. 156.
Note Based on presentations at a conference on "Interface legibility at the edge", organized by the editors and held in Bucharest in June 2006.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Why edges are needed / Cedric Boeckx -- Bare nouns with different edges / Tabea Ihsane -- Implicit agentivity without agents in the syntax : a crosslinguistic analysis of SE-verbs / Patricia Cabredo Hofherr and Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin -- On the edge-feature of particles, interjections, and short answers / Nicola Munaro -- The grammar of polarity particles in Romanian / Donka F. Farkas -- Evidentials as generalized functional heads / Peggy Speas -- On the pre-theoretical notion phrasal head : ignoring the left periphery is always at your own risk / Alexandru Grosu -- Predication and the nature of non-finite relatives in Romance / Ion Giurgea and Elena Soare -- On the asymmetry of root versus embedded clauses : evidence from Shipibo second position clitics / José Camacho -- The cartography of phases : facts and inference in Meiteilon / Ayesha Kidwai.
Summary This collection deals with central issues in the syntax of clauses and their interfaces with the conceptual-intentional system. The book targets the syntactic properties that have an impact on the interpretation of discourse and temporal dependencies, functional fields including CP, pragmatic markers at the syntax-pragmatic interface, and on the possible parameterization of these properties. The papers in this volume bring to the fore the role of the edges (specifier and adjuncts), heads and projections in the grammar and at the interfaces. They address the question to what extent the relevant.
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Subject Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax -- Congresses.
Generative grammar -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Di Sciullo, Anne-Marie, 1951-
Hill, Virginia.
Other Form: Print version: Edges, heads, and projections. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2010 9789027255396 (DLC) 2010003966 (OCoLC)502676497
ISBN 9789027288288 (electronic bk.)
9027288283 (electronic bk.)
9789027255396 (hb ; alk. paper)
9027255393 (hb ; alk. paper)
Standard No. 9786612663413