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Title: Czech in Generative Grammar
Edited By: Mojmír Dočekal
Petr Karlík
Jana Zmrzlíková
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in Slavic Linguistics 28
Description:

This book is the first to analyse the Czech language within a generative
framework. In twelve studies, this work offers an analysis of the Czech
language, which possesses a rich morphological system and a relatively free
word order. It suggests new hypotheses and modifications of existing
influential hypotheses based on Czech data.

The book addresses classic phenomena which have been central to generative
grammar for all of its existence, such as reflexive verb forms,
infinitives, wh-questions, mixed categories, and others. It also touches on
problems whose descriptive analysis are connected with Prague School
structuralism and only later have received generativists' attention, e.g.
topicalisation and theme/rheme word order.

Contents:

Petr Biskup:
Sentence-final sentence adverbs in the phase model

Pavel Caha:
A Note about A Note About Nothing

Markéta Ceplová:
Infinitives under 'have'/'be' in Czech

Mojmír Dočekal:
Only, bound variables and VP ellipsis in Czech

Jakub Dotlačil:
Clitic omission in Czech as across-the-Board extraction

Joseph Emonds:
Czech Cases and the Syntacticon: Poznámky k, o, okolo, nad nĕčím a pro
nĕkoho Petr Karlík: Mixed Nominals in Czech

Lucie Medová & Tarald Taraldsen:
1, 2, se

Radek Šimík:
The Czech invariant demonstrative to is a Foc head

Hana Skrabalova:
Wh-questions with conjoined wh-words

Andrea Volencová:
Reflexive verbal forms in Czech from the Romance perspective

Markéta Ziková:
Why Czech case markers sometimes get lost

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Morphology
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Czech
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783895860799
Pages: 208
Prices: Europe EURO 98.00