Description - Structuring Events by Susan Deborah Rothstein
Structuring Events presents a novel semantic theory of lexical aspect for anyone interested in the study of verb meanings. * Provides an introduction to aspectual classes and aspectual distinctions. * Utilizes case studies to present a novel semantic theory of lexical aspect and compare it with alternative theories. * Useful for students and scholars in semantics and syntax as well as the neighboring fields of pragmatics and philosophy of language.
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(252mm x 179mm x 12mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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Author Biography - Susan Deborah Rothstein
Susan Rothstein is Professor of Linguistics at Bar--Ilan University. She has published widely on such issues as syntax, semantics, and the syntax--semantics interface. She is author of Predicates and Their Subjects (2000), and editor of Events and Grammar (1998) and Perspectives on Phrase Structure: Heads and Licensing (1991).