Architectures, Rules, and Preferences:Variations on Themes by Joan W. Bresnan

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"Architectures, Rules, and Preferences" reflects the interests and honors the influence of Joan W. Bresnan s two decades of foundational work on Lexical-Functional Grammar. This comprehensive volume includes contributions by leading linguists on language typology, synchronic variation, language change, constituent structure, function identification, subject condition, control, complex predicates, NP internal structure, wh-constructions, syntactic features, and lexical issues. Featuring an impressive range of empirical and theoretical research, this collection covers more than a dozen spoken languages as well as American Sign Language."
Publication Date: 
December 1, 2007