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Portuguese Syntax [electronic resource] : New Comparative Studies

Author/Creator:
Costa, Joao.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (311 p.)
Series:
Oxford studies in comparative syntax Portuguese syntax
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Subjects:
Portuguese language -- Syntax.
Local subjects:
Portuguese language. (search)
Portuguese language -- Syntax. (search)
Syntax. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
These articles focus on clause structure, clitic placement, word order variation, pronominal system, verb movement, quantification, and distribution of particles. They are written within the ""principles and parameters"" framework and contrast Portuguese with other Romance languages.
Contents:
Contents; Introduction; 1. Infinitives versus Participles; 2. Clitics: A Window into the Null Subject Property; 3. Word Order and Discourse-Configurationality in European Portuguese; 4. Romance Clitics and the Minimalist Program; 5. Agreement, Predication, and Pronouns in the History of Portuguese; 6. A Minimalist Approach to Clitic Climbing; 7. First Person Plural Anaphora in Brazilian Portuguese: Chains and Constraint Interaction in Binding; 8. Distributive Universal Quantification and Aspect in Brazilian Portuguese; 9. Clitic Positions and Verb Movement; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J
KL; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Contributor:
Costa, João Contributor
Costa, Joäao Contributor
ISBN:
1-280-53027-8
0-19-535221-1
1-4294-0382-9
OCLC:
476011018