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Record Nr.

UNINA9910529510503321

Autore

Collins Chris <1963->

Titolo

Imposters [[electronic resource] ] : a study of pronominal agreement / / Chris Collins and Paul M. Postal

Pubbl/distr/stampa

Cambridge, Mass., : MIT Press, 2012

ISBN

0-262-30088-5

1-280-49941-9

9786613594648

0-262-30163-6

Descrizione fisica

1 online resource (285 p.)

Altri autori (Persone)

PostalPaul Martin <1936->

Disciplina

415/.5

Soggetti

Grammar, Comparative and general - Pronominals

Grammar, Comparative and general - Agreement

Grammar, Comparative and general - Pronoun

Grammar, Comparative and general - Noun

Electronic books.

Lingua di pubblicazione

Inglese

Formato

Materiale a stampa

Livello bibliografico

Monografia

Note generali

Description based upon print version of record.

Nota di bibliografia

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Nota di contenuto

Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 Notional versus Syntactic Views of Imposters; 3 Imposters as Antecedents; 4 Antecedence: Some Theoretical Considerations; 5 The Structure of Imposters; 6 The Structure of Camouflage DPs; 7 Pronominal Agreement; 8 Accidental Coreference; 9 Coordinate Structures; 10 Principle C Phenomena; 11 Epithets; 12 Homogeneity; 13 Sources; 14 Agreement with Multiple Sources; 15 Fake Indexicals; 16 Irreplaceable Pronominals ; 17 Camouflage Revisited; 18 Pronominal Imposters; 19 Crosslinguistic Variation in Pronominal Agreement; 20 Conclusion; Notes

References Name Index; Subject Index

Sommario/riassunto

In this work, the authors study the interactions of imposters with a range of grammatical phenomena, including pronominal agreement, coordinate structures, Principle C phenomena epithets, fake indexicals, and a property of pronominal agreement they call homogeneity.