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Conference Workshop on Comparative Germanic Syntax (15th : 2000 : Groningen, Netherlands)

Title Studies in Comparative Germanic Syntax : Proceedings from the 15th Workshop on Comparative Germanic Syntax / edited by C. Jan-Wouter Zwart, Werner Abraham.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., ©2002.

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Description 1 online resource (404 pages) : illustrations.
Series Linguistik aktuell = Linguistics today, 0166-0829 ; v. 53
Linguistik aktuell ; Bd. 53.
Note Papers from an international conference held at the University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands, May 26-27, 2000.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-392) and index.
Contents Studies in Comparative Germanic Syntax; Editorial page; Title page; LCC page; Table of contents; Introduction; List of contributors; Subordination; Wh-movement and integrated parenthetical constructions; Van as a marker of dissociation. Microvariation in Dutch; Expletive subjects in subject relative clauses; Syntactic versus semantic control; Movement and Morphology; Parametric variation and scrambling in English; V2 and Holmberg's Generalization; The distribution of declarative verb second in Germanic.
Summary This volume presents a collection of articles reporting on new research carried out within the theoretical framework of generative grammar on the comparative syntax of the Germanic languages. Divided in four main sections, the book focuses on issues of subordination and complementation (with emphasis on German/Dutch and Danish), displacement phenomena discussed in relation with richness of morphology (with special attention to English, German/Dutch, and Norwegian, as well as presenting more general discussion of the issue), language variation and change (studying historical English syntax and F.
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Subject German language -- Syntax -- Congresses.
Germanic languages -- Syntax -- Congresses.
English language -- Syntax -- Congresses.
Indexed Term Sprog Tysk, nederlandsk sprog.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Zwart, C. Jan-Wouter.
Abraham, Werner.
Other Form: Print version: Workshop on Comparative Germanic Syntax (15th : 2000 : Groningen, Netherlands). Studies in comparative Germanic syntax. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., ©2002 (DLC) 2002074756
ISBN 1588112683 (U.S. ; alk. paper)
9781588112682 (U.S. ; alk. paper)
9027227748 (Eur. ; alk. paper)
9789027227744 (Eur. ; alk. paper)
9789027296924 (electronic bk.)
9027296928 (electronic bk.)