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Published: 26 May 2005

332 Pages


ISBN: 9780199280438

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The Syntax of Aspect

Deriving Thematic and Aspectual Interpretation

Nomi Erteschik-Shir and Tova Rapoport

Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics

  • New work by internationally known scholars
  • Considers a wide range of languages including English, Hindi/Urdu, French, Finnish, Navajo, Malagasy, Tagalog, Germanic, and Slavic
  • Throws new light on language acquisition and universal grammar
  • Can be used as a textbook for advanced courses on the nature of the lexicon and on the lexicon-syntax interface

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