Infinitives: Restructuring and Clause Structure (Studies in Generative Grammar [SGG] 55)
By: Susanne Wurmbrand (author)Hardback
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Infinitives: Restructuring and Clause Structure offers a detailed study of the clausal architecture of infinitival constructions providing a unified analysis of restructuring, control, modals, and raising. The book critically evaluates previous proposals from both syntactic and semantic perspectives and presents a new analysis incorporating many recent developments in generative linguistic theory. In addition to its theoretical contribution, Infinitives contains a detailed descriptive overview of a range of constructions, primarily from the Germanic languages and will thus not only be of value to generative linguists but will also serve as a general reference source for those interested in the Germanic languages.
Susanne Wurmbrand is Assistant Professor at McGill University, Canada.
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