Syntax of Dutch

Nouns and Noun Phrases (Volume I)

Hans Broekhuis and Evelien Keizer

Hans Broekhuis and Evelien Keizer

Distributed for Amsterdam University Press

596 pages | 6 x 9 1/2 | © 2012
Cloth $105.00 ISBN: 9789089644602 Published March 2013 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada
Syntax of Dutch presents a synthesis of formal linguistic research of the Dutch language from over forty years of scholarship. It is primarily concerned with language description, and provides support to all researchers interested in matters relating to the syntax of Dutch. These volumes provide a dense yet highly organized description of the internal structure of the noun phrase as well as its external distribution within the clause. These works are written with a directness and lucidity that makes it accessible to linguists of all kinds, including advanced students. This work, which will be published in seven volumes total in the period 2012–2016, is an essential addition to the library of any linguist working with Dutch.
Contents
Volume 1
Abbreviations and symbols
Preface and acknowledgments
    1. General introduction
    2. Main objective
    3. Intended readership
    4. Object of description
    5. Organization of the material
    6. History of the project and future prospects
    7. Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1. Nouns: characterization and classification
Chapter 2. Projection of noun phrases I: complementation
Chapter 3. Projection of noun phrases II: modification

Volume 2
Chapter 4. Projection of noun phrases III: binominal constructions
Chapter 5. Determiners: articles and pronouns
Chapter 6. Numerals and quantifiers
Chapter 7. Pre-determiners
Chapter 8. Syntactic uses of noun phrases
Glossary
Subject index
References
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