Surveying noun phrases and their syntax, the book offers a theoretically
oriented, comparative study in which they examine basic aspects of noun
projection. The discussion includes the following topics: The DP
hypothesis, the status of D in languages without determiners,
demonstratives, the role of classifiers, the morphosyntactic
features/projections of nouns, head and phrasal movement in the noun
phrase, adjectival modification, possessors, argument structure of nouns,
the partitive construction and the N-of-an-N construction.
From the contents:
Preface: Artemis Alexiadou
Part I: Introduction
Part II: The functional make up of the noun phrase
Part III: Modification relations inside the DP
Part IV: DP-Internal arguments
Of interest to: Libraries, Anybody doing Research in Theoretical Syntax
and/or Comparative Syntax (English, German, Dutch (West-Flemish), Greek,
Romance, Semitic, Slavic, Albanian, Hungarian, Gungbe), Advanced
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students
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