Syntax and Human Experience

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University of Chicago Press, 24. sept 1991 - 334 pages
"[Ruwet] raises fundamental questions about the place of grammar in the study of language and provides several studies which suggest the possibility that some core data are outside the realm of grammatical explanation. A very remarkable book, in which the breadth of Ruwet's reflection is both challenging and deeply rewarding."—Denis Bouchard, University of Quebec, Montreal
 

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Contents

Raising and Control Revisited
56
On Weather Expressions
82
Weather Verbs and the Unaccusativity
143
On the Use and Abuse of Idioms in Syntactic
171
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About the author (1991)

John Goldsmith is Edward Carson Waller Distinguished Service Professor of Linguistics and Computer Science at the University of Chicago.

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