Parasitic Gaps
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From Current Studies in Linguistics

Parasitic Gaps

Edited by Peter W. Culicover and Paul M. Postal

This book offers a comprehensive survey of research on parasitic gaps, an intriguing syntactic phenomenon.

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This book offers a comprehensive survey of research on parasitic gaps, an intriguing syntactic phenomenon.

This book offers a comprehensive survey of research on parasitic gaps, an intriguing syntactic phenomenon. The first section of the book contains a history of work on the topic and three fundamental previously published papers. The remaining three sections present new perspectives on the theory of parasitic gaps based on data taken from diverse languages.

Contributors Michael Calcagno, Peter W. Culicover, Elisabet Engdahl, Robert Hukari, Andreas Kathol, Christopher Kennedy, Katalin É. Kiss, Robert Levine, Alan Munn, Jamal Ouhalla, Paul M. Postal, Christine Tellier

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$13.75 S ISBN: 9780262032841 496 pp. | 9 in x 6 in

Editors

Peter W. Culicover

Peter Culicover is Professor of Linguistics at Ohio State University.

Paul M. Postal

Paul M. Postal is the author of many books, including On Raising and Edge-Based Clausal Syntax (both published by the MIT Press).