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Linguistic Variation in the Minimalist Framework
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Linguistic Variation in the Minimalist Framework

M. Carme Picallo

Abstract

This book brings together a collection of recent studies based on work presented at a workshop that focussed on the question of how syntactic variation can be accounted for under minimalist premises. Issues addressed include the theoretical significance, content, and role of parameters within minimalism; whether or not variation should be strongly or weakly accounted for by syntactic factors; and the explicitness (or lack of it) that should be assumed with respect to the conditions imposed by narrow syntax. The first part contains chapters that consider the term parameter to be a relevant theo ... More

Keywords: syntactic variation, minimalism, parameters, narrow syntax, externalization, syntactic relations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198702894
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702894.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

M. Carme Picallo, editor
Professor of Catalan Philology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona