Portuguese Syntax: New Comparative Studies by Joao CostaPortuguese Syntax: New Comparative Studies by Joao Costa

Portuguese Syntax: New Comparative Studies

EditorJoao Costa

Paperback | October 15, 2000

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This volume is a collection of previously unpublished articles focusing on the following aspects of Portuguese syntax: clause structure, clitic placement, word order variation, pronominal system, verb movement, quantification, and distribution of particles. The articles are written within theprinciples and parameters framework and contrast Portuguese with other Romance languages.
Joao Costa is Assistant Professor at Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
Title:Portuguese Syntax: New Comparative StudiesFormat:PaperbackPublished:October 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195125762

ISBN - 13:9780195125764

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Table of Contents

Joao Costa: Introduction1. Manuela Ambar: Infinitives vs. Participles2. Pilar Barbosa: Clitics: A Window into the Null Subject Property3. Joao Costa: Word Order and Discourse Configurationality in European Portuguese4. Ines Duarte and Gabriela Matos: Romance Clitics and the Minimalist Program5. Charlotte Galves: Agreement, Predication, and Pronouns in the History of Portuguese6. Ana Maria Martins: A Minimalist Approach to Clitic Climbing7. SXergio Menuzzi: 1st Person Plural Anaphora in Brazilian Portuguese: Chains and Constraint Interaction in Binding8. Gertjan Postma: Distributive Universal Quantification and Aspect in Brazilian Portuguese9 Clitic Positions and Verb Movement. Eduardo Raposo: BibliographyIndex