Negation Raising : Logical Form and Linguistic Variation.

With this book, the author explores the syntax of negative sentences, tracing the fine-grained contours of linguistic variation and offering a detailed cartographic representation of the distribution of negative markers. The goal is to show the existing tension in language between the variable surfa...

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Author / Creator:Moscati, Vincenzo.
Imprint:Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2010.
Description:1 online resource (156 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Grammar, Comparative and general -- Negatives.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Syntax.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Negatives.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
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URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11171725
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ISBN:9781443825337
1443825336
1283141663
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Summary:With this book, the author explores the syntax of negative sentences, tracing the fine-grained contours of linguistic variation and offering a detailed cartographic representation of the distribution of negative markers. The goal is to show the existing tension in language between the variable surface realization of negation and its stable logical representation. In order to solve this tension and to unify the interpretation of negative sentences, a mapping operation, LF-Negation Raising, is ...
Other form:Print version: Moscati, Vincenzo. Negation Raising : Logical Form and Linguistic Variation. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2010 9781443825061