Architectures, rules, and preferences: variations on themes by Joan W. Bresnan
CSLI Publications, Center for the Study of Language and Information, Dec 15, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 554 pages
Architectures, Rules, and Preferences reflects the interests and honors the influence of Joan W. Bresnan’s two decades of foundational work on Lexical-Functional Grammar. This comprehensive volume includes contributions by leading linguists on language typology, synchronic variation, language change, constituent structure, function identification, subject condition, control, complex predicates, NP internal structure, wh-constructions, syntactic features, and lexical issues. Featuring an impressive range of empirical and theoretical research, this collection covers more than a dozen spoken languages as well as American Sign Language.
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Variation in the NPDP in Old English
Constituent Structure and GFs in the Hebrew
Apparent Copular Inversion and the Theory of Null
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ACopInv adjective agreement analysis anaphoric animacy appear argument assume atomic candidate Chichewa clausal clitics CoargOp coindexed COMP complement clauses constituent constraints contrast coordination copula copy raising verbs corpus CSLI Publications Dalrymple dative marker definiteness determiner discourse discussion distribution English example expression extraposed f-structure fact focus gender German grammatical function Grimshaw Hanako Hebrew hierarchy honorific inflection Jane Simpson Japanese honorific Joan Bresnan Korean lexical Lexical-Functional Grammar linguistic mapping markedness marking meaning-constructors morphology morphosyntactic nominal noun null-subject languages object overt p-source paper phrase plural position Poss Det construction possessor predicate preverbal pro-drop prominence pronominal clitics pronoun proposed Punjabi raising verb ranking refer seems semantic roles sentence singular speakers specific Stanford StOT SUBJ suffix Swedish syntactic Syntax tense thematic thematic roles theory tion topic types typological University variation violation vocative Warlpiri word order XCOMP Zaenen Zeroc