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Relational nouns, pronouns, and resumption

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This paper presents a variable-free analysis of relational nouns in Glue Semantics, within a Lexical Functional Grammar (LFG) architecture. Relational nouns and resumptive pronouns are bound using the usual binding mechanisms of LFG. Special attention is paid to the bound readings of relational nouns, how these interact with genitives and obliques, and their behaviour with respect to scope, crossover and reconstruction. I consider a puzzle that arises regarding relational nouns and resumptive...

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10.1007/s10988-005-2656-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, MML and LPP, Ling Philology and Phonetics
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Author
Journal:
LINGUISTICS AND PHILOSOPHY
Volume:
28
Issue:
4
Pages:
375-446
Publication date:
2005-08-05
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EISSN:
1573-0549
ISSN:
0165-0157
URN:
uuid:9998fa41-0078-4050-b12f-cb9720be82ac
Source identifiers:
144203
Local pid:
pubs:144203
Language:
English

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