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Current syntactic theories

Current syntactic theories

discussion papers from the 1979 Milwaukee Syntax Conference

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Published by Indiana University Linguistics Club in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by Michael Kac.
    ContributionsKac, Michael Benedict, 1943-, Indiana University Linguistics Club
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP291 C87
    The Physical Object
    Pagination133 p.
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21669170M

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