Syntax and the Lexicon is a dynamic investigation into the role of the lexicon in syntactic theory. Twelve chapters, authored by leaders in syntactic theory, provide a detailed yet easily understandable analysis of differing views on the lexicon in the field. Lively debates pepper the volume with interactive dialogue, and volume editors Tim Stowell and Eric Wehrli provide an insightful overview and introduction to lexical theory.
Presents an overview of the role of the lexicon in syntactic theory
Debates between major practitioners in the field
Discusses the nature of argument and structure
Debates the relation of argument nature to constituent structure and binding theory
Examines the role of NP-movement vs. lexical rules in accounting for alternations in grammatical functions
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Book Description Academic Press, Inc., 1992. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. AS NEW but for fading to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # 432