Movement And Silence by Richard S. Kayne

Movement And Silence

byRichard S. Kayne

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This volume collects important recent articles by Richard Kayne, one of the top formal linguists in the world. Although the articles range widely in topic and theme, they hang together in that they illustrate the power of the comparative approach, and that they reinforce Kayne's view thatsyntax is generally more complex than it first appears. As with other volumes in this series, the audience for the volume will be formal linguists and syntacticians around the world.

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Richard S. Kayne is at New York University.
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Title:Movement And SilenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:392 pages, 6.1 × 9.21 × 0.91 inPublished:June 30, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. New Thoughts on Stylistic Inversion (in collaboration with Jean-Yves Pollock)2. On the Left Edge in UG: A Reply to mcCloskey3. Review of Paola Beninca, La variazione sintattica4. Here and There5. Prepositions as Probes6. Pronouns and Their Antecedents7. On Some Prepositions That Look DP-Internal: English of and French de8. A Note on the Syntax of Quantity in English9. Antisymmetry and Japanese10. Silent Years, Silent Hours11. Some Remarks on Agreement and on Heavy-NP Shift12. Some Notes on Comparative Syntax: With Special Reference to English and FrenchBibliographyIndex

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"Kayne's arguments are very carefully and logically presented, moving from one step to the next before reaching often quite surprising conclusions."--Linguist List 17.1057