Cloth $65.00 ISBN: 9781575862811 Published March 2001
Paper $27.00 ISBN: 9781575862828 Published March 2001

Time Over Matter

Diachronic Perspectives on Morphosyntax

Edited by Miriam Butt and Tracy Holloway King

Time Over Matter
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Edited by Miriam Butt and Tracy Holloway King

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200 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2001
Cloth $65.00 ISBN: 9781575862811 Published March 2001
Paper $27.00 ISBN: 9781575862828 Published March 2001
Contents
Contributors
Preface and Acknowledgements
1. LFG as a Model of Syntactic Change
Nigel Vincent
2. The Development of a New Passive in English
Cynthia Allen
3. Perception and Raising Verbs: Synchronic and Diachronic Relationships
Julia Barron
4. A Reexamination of the Accusative to Ergative Shift in Indo-Aryan
Miriam Butt
5. Representation and Variation: On the Development of Romance Auxiliary Syntax
Christoph Schwarze
6. Preferred Word Order and the Grammaticalization of Associated Path
Jane Simpson
7. Language Change, Lexical Features and Finnish Possessors
Ida Toivonen
Subject Index
Name Index
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