From Linguistic Inquiry Monographs

Recent Transformational Studies in European Languages

Edited by Samuel Jay Keyser

Original linguistic research in European languages from Linguistic Inquiry.

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Original linguistic research in European languages from Linguistic Inquiry.

This is the third publication in the Linguistic Inquiry Monograph Series, which presents new and original research beyond the scope of the article format.

Contents "On a Morphologically Governed Vowel Alternation in French" by Francois C. Dell, CNRS, Paris • "Why Subject Sentences Don't Exist" by Jan Koster, University of Amsterdam • "Trace Theory and French Syntax" by Jean-Yves Pollock, Universite de Paris XII et VII • "A Restructuring Rule in Italian Syntax" by Luigi Rizzi, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa • "Result Clauses and Conditions on Rules" by Alain Rouveret, Universite de Paris VIII • "On the Diagnosis of Wh Movement" by Henk van Riemsdijk, University of Amsterdam

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ISBN: 9780262110716 pp. | 9 in x 6 in

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Samuel Jay Keyser

Samuel Jay Keyser is Professor Emeritus in MIT’s Department of Linguistics and Philosophy and Special Assistant to the Chancellor. Head of the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy from 1977 to 1998, he also held the positions of Director of the Center for Cognitive Science and Associate Provost.