1st Edition

The Syntax of Specifiers and Heads
Collected Essays of Hilda J. Koopman

ISBN 9780415652148
Published November 13, 2012 by Routledge
398 Pages

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Book Description

Specifiers and Heads covers such topics as:
* interpretation and distribution of pronouns
* ECP effects
* specifiers and phrase structure
* the role and functioning of head movement
* the architecture of grammar
Each chapter draws syntactic arguments from phenomena in a broad range of languages and brings these to bear on the structure of syntactic theory and the understanding of crosslinguistic variation. Among the languages studied are the African languages, Welsh and Irish, Norwegian, French, English and Dutch.