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Title: The Syntax of Nonfinite Complementation: An Economy Approach
Written By: Željko Bošković
Series Title: Linguistic Inquiry Monograph 32

In The Syntax of Nonfinite Complementation: An Economy Approach, the author completes two major research projects that solidify the foundation of the Minimalist Program: the elimination of c-selection and government. He then investigates in detail the nature of the Economy Principles in syntax. The discussion, which focuses on infinitival and participial complements, shows that a number of facts that previously have either not been accounted for or have received unsatisfactory treatment can be explained in a principled way once Economy Principles and, more generally, the Minimalist Program are adopted.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: MIT Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0262522365
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 440
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ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 440
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