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Loss of laten-support in embedded infinitivals in fifteenth-century Low Saxon

Gertjan Postma

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/9780198747307.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is a theory-informed quantitative corpus study of infinitival fronting in a type of Infinitival V2 construction found in Old-Frisian and Middle-Dutch. The quantitative investigation ... More


Letter to Noam Chomsky and Howard Lasnik on “Filters and Control,” April 17, 1977

Jean-Roger Vergnaud

in Foundational Issues in Linguistic Theory: Essays in Honor of Jean-Roger Vergnaud

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062787
eISBN:
9780262273152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062787.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter presents Jean-Roger Vergnaud’s letter to Noam Chomsky and Howard Lasnik regarding the first draft of their 1977 paper “Filters and Control.” To explain certain properties of infinitival ... More


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