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Predication and PRO
(Linguistic Society of America, 1987)
The comprehensive theory of predication developed by Williams (1980, 1982, 1983) subsumes a wide range of phenomena, but contains some internal problems. An alternative account is presented here which does not postulate ...
Government: The Long and Short of It
(Cambridge University Press, 1992)
Review article of Luigi Rizzi, Revitalized minimality. (Linguistic Inquiry Monograph 16.) Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1990. Pp. x + 147.
Intact grammars but intermittent access
(Cambridge University Press, 2000)
Grodzinsky examines Broca’s aphasia in terms of some specific grammatical deficits. However, his grammatical models offer no way to characterize the distinctions he observes. Rather than grammatical deficits, his patients ...
Rule Classes and Syntactic Change
(The MIT Press, 1979)
How Long Was the Nineteenth Century?
(Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo - PUC-SP, 2000)
This paper reviews the problems of the deterministic and predictive view of language change initiated by nineteenth century linguists and shows that such a view is still present in many analyses proposed by twentieth century ...
Trace Theory and Twice-Moved NPs
(The MIT Press, 1976)
A Brief Response
(The MIT Press, 1986)
A Restructuring Rule
(The MIT Press, 1978)
Review of B. Bauer Emergence and Development of SVO Patterning in Latin and French: Diachronic and Psycholinguistic Perspectives
(Linguistic Society of America, 1996)