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Lexical Semantics in LFG

Available for the first time in years, Lexical Semantics in LFG is a reissue of the groundbreaking "Papers in Lexical Functional Grammar." It spans a diverse range of topics, including Italian unaccusatives, Malayalam causatives, derived nominals, resultatives, and non-nominative subjects in Icelandic. With its emphasis on representations of lexical semantic information that allow operations on predicate-argument relations and grammatical relations to be independent of structural configurations, the text will be of interest to both scholars and students of linguistics.

300 pages | 6 x 9

Studies in Constraint-Based Lexicalism

Language and Linguistics: General Language and Linguistics


Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface and Acknowledgements
 
1.  Introduction
Miriam Butt and Annie Zaenen
 
2.  Objects, Themes and lexical Rules in Italian
Mark Baker
 
3.  Move NP or Lexical Rules?
K.P. Mohanan
 
4.  On the Nature of Derived Nominals
Malka Rappaport
 
5.  Resultatives
Jane Simpson
 
6.  Case and Grammatical Functions:  The Icelandic Passive
Annie Zaenen and Joan Maling and Höskuldur Thráinsson
 
Subject Index
Name Index
Language Index

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