Optimality-theoretic syntax, semantics, and pragmatics : from uni- to bidirectional optimization /

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Other Authors: Legendre, Géraldine, 1953- (Editor), Putnam, Michael T. (Editor), Swart, Henriëtte de, 1961- (Editor), Zaroukian, Erin, 1985- (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition:First edition.
Series:Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics ; 61.
Table of Contents:
  • Issues in optimality : theoretic syntax. Intersecting constraints : why certain constraint-types overlap while others don't
  • Optimal constructions
  • On accelerating and decelerating movement : from minimalist preference principles to harmonic serialism
  • Two types of portmanteau agreement : syntactic and morphological
  • Feature inheritance versus projections
  • Multiple grammars, dominance, and optimization
  • Issues in optimality-theoretic semantics and pragmatics. On the origin of constraints
  • Optimality theory and lexical intepretation and selection
  • On the optimal interpretaition of yes and no in Dutch
  • Telicity features of bare nominals
  • Blocking effects at the lexicon/semantics interface and bidirectional optimization in French
  • Unfaithful conduct : a competence-based explanation of asymmetries between production and comprehension.