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semantics of syntax

a minimalist approach to grammar

by Bouchard, Denis.

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semantics.,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.,
  • Minimalist theory (Linguistics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 503-518) and index.

    StatementDenis Bouchard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP325 .B628 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 525 p. ;
    Number of Pages525
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1276758M
    ISBN 100226067327, 0226067335
    LC Control Number95008405

    This book presents a standard and relatively orthodox view of modern linguis-tic semantics in what we hope is a clear, stimulating, and accessible format. Our emphasis is on getting the student at every stage to think for himself, and so to proceed through the development of concepts in semantics with the con fidence. This introduction to and overview of the "glue" approach is the first book to bring together the research of the major contributors to the field. A new, deductive approach to the syntax-semantics interface integrates two mature and successful lines of research: logical deduction for semantic composition and the Lexical Functional Grammar (LFG) approach to the analysis of linguistic .


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