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Title: Weak Island Semantics
Written By: Márta Abrusán

This book presents a novel semantic account of weak islands, structures that block the displacement of certain elements in a sentence. Dr Abrusán's argument that the behaviour of these constructions has a semantic rather than syntactic explanation removes some of the most important reasons for postulating abstract syntactic rules as part of UG.

Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780199639380
Pages: 272
Prices: U.K. £ 65.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780199639397
Pages: 272
Prices: U.K. £ 29.99