Mapping Spatial PPs: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 6

Paperback | August 7, 2010

byGuglielmo Cinque, Luigi Rizzi

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This volume focuses on the internal structure of prepositional phrases, an area that has so far received little attention from the standpoint of cartography. Despite the wide range of data and considerations presented in these essays, the contributors reach a strikingly convergent conclusion:that phrases composed of spatial prepositions, adverbs, and particles do not have different structures, but merely spell out different parts of the same articulated configuration.

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This volume focuses on the internal structure of prepositional phrases, an area that has so far received little attention from the standpoint of cartography. Despite the wide range of data and considerations presented in these essays, the contributors reach a strikingly convergent conclusion:that phrases composed of spatial preposition...

Guglielmo Cinque is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Venice. Luigi Rizzi is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Siena.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:August 7, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Guglielmo Cinque: Mapping Spatial PPs: an introductionHilda Koopman: Prepositions, Postpositions, Circumpositions, and ParticlesMarcel den Dikken: On the functional structure of locative and directional PPsPeter Svenonius: Spatial P in EnglishMaire Noonan: A to zuArhonto Terzi: Locative Prepositions and PlaceEnoch Aboh: The P RouteWerner Abraham: P-Case government, misleading homonymies, and economical PPsIndices