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Title: Atomism and Binding
Written By: Hans Bennis
Johan E.C.V. Rooryck
Pierre Pica
URL: http://www.hag.nl
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The state of the art in binding: everything on reference, coreference, nonreference and disjoint reference, and more on boundedness and freedom. The sixteen papers in this new volume provide a representative overview of the broad range of issues relevant to the study of binding phenomena in the generative framework. Since the inception of the theoretical interest in co-referential relations in generative grammar, there has been a debate with respect to the question as to whether and how (co)-reference should be represented in the grammar. Notions such as "(co)-indexation", "disjoint reference", "free" and "bound" play an important role in this discussion. Their relevance is explicitly analyzed in many articles of this volume. The role of thematic information in Binding Theory constitutes another important line of inquiry elaborated on in this book. Various contributors to this volume argue that thematic information largely influences binding phenomena, although the specific proposals expressing this relation differ quite substantially. Another issue pursued here is related to the discussion whether Binding Theory is a component of sentence grammar. Many papers address this issue quite explicitly and delineate the respective roles of sentence and discourse grammar in novel and intriguing ways.

Publication Year: 1998
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 906765535x
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 412 p
Prices: NLG 61,32