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Title: Sentential Negation in French
Written By: Paul Rowlett
URL: http://www.oup-usa.org
Description:

This is the first full-length study of sentential negation phenomena in French. Paul Rowlett assesses, from a generative perspective, the respective contribution made to the expression of clausal polarity by ne, pas, and elements such as jamais and personne. His conclusions have far-reaching implications, leading to the controversial hypothesis that, despite widespread belief, French is not a negative concord language.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Syntax
Subject Language(s): French
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0195125916
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Pages: 256 p
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ISBN: 019511924X
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Pages: 256 p
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