Architectures, Rules, and Preferences: Variations on Themes by Joan W. Bresnan

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Annie Else Zaenen
CSLI Publications, Center for the Study of Language and Information, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 554 pages
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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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Annie Zaenen is Principal Scientist at the Palo Alto Research Center and consulting professor at Stanford University.

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