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Published: 16 May 2019

432 Pages


ISBN: 9780190863586

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Questions of Syntax

Richard S. Kayne

Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax

  • Collects sixteen papers spanning the career of one of the most influential theoretical linguists in the field
  • Probes questions concerning the most primitive units of syntactic variation and suggests that temporal order is more deeply embedded in the language faculty than previously assumed
  • Builds a whole framework for the study of comparative and micro-comparative syntax, a powerful tool that can unlock the primitive units of language

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