Ts&Cs apply
Latin Embedded Clauses: The left periphery - Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 184 (Hardback)
  • Latin Embedded Clauses: The left periphery - Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 184 (Hardback)
zoom

Latin Embedded Clauses: The left periphery - Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 184 (Hardback)

(author)
£88.00
Hardback 368 Pages / Published: 18/04/2012
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
This monograph is one of the first studies that approaches Latin syntax from a formal perspective, combining detailed corpus-based description with formal theoretical analysis. The empirical focus is word order in embedded clauses, with special attention to clauses in which one or more constituents surface to the left of a subordinating conjunction. It is proposed that two such types of left peripheral fronting should be distinguished. The proposed analyses shed light not only on the clausal left periphery, but also on the overall structure of the Latin clause. The study is couched in the framework of generative grammar, but since a thorough introduction is provided, no special background in formal syntax is required. Major topics touched upon are word order, information structure, locality, and the syntax of pied-piping. The book covers both synchronic and diachronic topics of Latin syntax, and is of interest for classical philologists, historical linguists, and formal syntacticians.

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Co
ISBN: 9789027255679
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 845 g
Dimensions: 245 x 164 mm

You may also be interested in...

Mythologies
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
An Unkindness of Ravens
Added to basket
Doric For Beginners
Added to basket
How to Argue with a Cat
Added to basket
The Promise That Changes Everything
Added to basket
ScotlandSpeak
Added to basket
£6.99
Paperback
Babel
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
How Language Began
Added to basket
Lost in Translation
Added to basket
The Etymologicon
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Essential Chomsky
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.