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Syntactic theory

a formal introduction

by Ivan A. Sag

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Published by Center for the Study of Language and Information in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 571-584) and index.

    StatementI van A. Sag, Thomas Wasow, Emily M. Bender.
    SeriesCSLI lecture notes ;, no. 152
    ContributionsWasow, Thomas., Bender, Emily M., 1973-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP291 .S25 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 608 p. :
    Number of Pages608
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3675200M
    ISBN 101575863995, 1575864002
    LC Control Number2003010792

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