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Published: 05 November 2015

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780190256487

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Argument Licensing and Agreement

Claire Halpert

Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax

  • Proposes a theory of case-licensing in Bantu languages that challenges previous work suggesting its absence or little effect in Bantu grammar
  • Suggests new types of variation in the typology of structural case - in particular, the positions in which case can be assigned
  • Introduces a large amount of novel data on Zulu to support its claims