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Clausal architecture and subject positions : impersonal constructions in the Germanic languages, Sabine Mohr

Label
Clausal architecture and subject positions : impersonal constructions in the Germanic languages
Title
Clausal architecture and subject positions
Title remainder
impersonal constructions in the Germanic languages
Statement of responsibility
Sabine Mohr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
This book offers a comparative study of the Germanic languages. It promotes a new approach to the OV vs. VO classification, according to which all clauses have a universal base where the internal argument is always merged in SpecVP. Word order differences and their correlates result from an interaction of checking conditions, the EPP and different types of verb movement, and from parametric variation concerning the location of the subject of predication in the I- or in the C-system. In the discussion of a range of impersonal constructions in German, Dutch, Afrikaans, Yiddish, Icelandic, the Ma
Member of
Cataloging source
COO
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1970-
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Mohr, Sabine
Dewey number
430/.045
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PD385
LC item number
.M64 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Linguistik Aktuell =
  • Linguistics today,
Series volume
v. 88
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  • Germanic languages
  • Germanic languages
  • Germanic languages
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY
  • Germanic languages
  • Germanic languages
  • Germanic languages
  • Onpersoonlijke constructies
  • Germaanse talen
Label
Clausal architecture and subject positions : impersonal constructions in the Germanic languages, Sabine Mohr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-204) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Clausal Architecture and Subject Positions; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Contents; Acknowledgements; I. Introduction; II. Clausal architecture and the EPP; 1. Subject positions and the EPP: the evolution of the two concepts; 2. The EPP and the Extension Condition; 3. Clause structure; 4. Checking; 5. The 'universal EPP' on T; 6. Summary; III. Impersonal constructions and subject positions; 7. The constructions to be discussed and previous accounts; 8. The derivation of presentational sentences and impersonal passives; 9. Constructions involving quasi-arguments (or not); 10. Summary
Control code
191934802
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 207 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027233523
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191934802
Label
Clausal architecture and subject positions : impersonal constructions in the Germanic languages, Sabine Mohr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-204) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Clausal Architecture and Subject Positions; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Contents; Acknowledgements; I. Introduction; II. Clausal architecture and the EPP; 1. Subject positions and the EPP: the evolution of the two concepts; 2. The EPP and the Extension Condition; 3. Clause structure; 4. Checking; 5. The 'universal EPP' on T; 6. Summary; III. Impersonal constructions and subject positions; 7. The constructions to be discussed and previous accounts; 8. The derivation of presentational sentences and impersonal passives; 9. Constructions involving quasi-arguments (or not); 10. Summary
Control code
191934802
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 207 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027233523
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191934802

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