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The Logic of Pronominal Resumption

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This book is a cross-linguistic investigation of resumptive pronouns and related phenomena. Pronominal resumption is the realization of the base of a syntactic dependency as a bound pronoun. Resumption occurs in unbounded dependencies, such as relative clauses and questions, and in the variety of raising known as copy raising. Processing factors may also give rise to resumption, even in environments where it does not normally occur in a given language. A new theory of resumption is proposed t...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Pages:
1-484
Publication date:
2012-05-24
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9780199206421
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pubs:323991
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uuid:aae78e2d-2ff3-43dc-9f50-26e42801cc05
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323991
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2015-03-13

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