Between Syntax and Semantics

By C.T. James Huang

© 2009 – Routledge

478 pages

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About the Book

This indispensable volume contains articles that represent the best of Huang's work on the syntax-semantics interface over the last two decades. It includes three general topics: (a) questions, indefinites and quantification, (b) anaphora, (c) lexical structure and the syntax of events.

Table of Contents

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Part I: Questions, Indefinites and quantification

    1. Move wh in a language without wh-movement
    2. LF, ECP, and non-vacuous quantification
    3. Existential sentences in Chinese and (in)definiteness
    4. The syntax of wh-in-situ
    5. Modularity and Chinese A-not-A questions
    6. Logical Form
    7. Two types of donkey sentences
    8. Syntax of the hell
    9. Part II: anaphora and BINDING

    10. A note on binding theory
    11. On the distribution and reference of empty pronouns
    12. Reconstruction and the structure of VP
    13. Logophoricity, attitudes, and ziji at the interface
    14. Part III: Lexical Structure and Events

    15. On lexical structure and syntactic projection
    16. Resultatives and unaccusatives




About the Author

C.-T. James Huang, a Professor of Linguistics at Harvard University, is the preeminent specialist on the syntax and semantics of Chinese.

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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General