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Introduction

John Whitman, Dianne Jonas, and Andrew Garrett

in Grammatical Change: Origins, Nature, Outcomes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199582624
eISBN:
9780191731068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582624.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

As research on syntactic change within a broadly generative framework enters its fifth decade, it is possible to look back at the development and accomplishments of this enterprise. Three ... More


Word order change from a diachronic generative syntax perspective

Ana Maria Martins and Adriana Cardoso

in Word Order Change

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198747307
eISBN:
9780191809712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747307.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This introductory overview chapter focuses on the relation between movement operations and word order by assembling the pieces of information offered by the book’s authors. It shows how the essays ... More


Introduction: Syntactic features and the limits of syntactic change

Jóhannes Gísli Jónsson and Thórhallur Eythórsson

in Syntactic Features and the Limits of Syntactic Change

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198832584
eISBN:
9780191871115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832584.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

The chapters in this volume are concerned with syntactic features and their role in restricting syntactic change. Most of the contributions propose analyses in accordance with the Borer-Chomsky ... More


Word Order Change

Ana Maria Martins and Adriana Cardoso (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198747307
eISBN:
9780191809712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747307.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book is a collection of thirteen detailed studies on word order change within the framework of diachronic generative syntax. An initial chapter contextualizes them and introduces the theme in ... More


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