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Distributed for Center for the Study of Language and Information

Time Over Matter

Diachronic Perspectives on Morphosyntax

Distributed for Center for the Study of Language and Information

Time Over Matter

Diachronic Perspectives on Morphosyntax


200 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2001

Studies in Constraint-Based Lexicalism

Language and Linguistics: Syntax and Semantics


Table of 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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