Principles and Parameters of Syntactic Saturation

Principles and Parameters of Syntactic Saturation

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A linguistics instructor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides a restrictive theory of parameters on the nature and limits of syntactic variation. "This study is a very important contribution to both German (and Germanic) syntax and to linguistic theory."--Jindrich Toman, University of Michigan.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 141.2 x 217.7 x 16.8mm | 398.12g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • line illustrations
  • 0195070410
  • 9780195070415

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`Webelhuth's book is very clearly written ... an important contribution to syntactic theory ... presents a serious challenge to linguists interested in determining whether other languages, especially those that exhibit greater word order freedom than the Germanic languages ... can also be captured within this framework.' Michigan Germanic Studiesshow more