Japanese Syntax and Semantics: Collected Papers


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1. Two main themes connect the papers on Japanese syntax collected in this volume: movements of noun phrases and case marking, although each in turn relates to other issues in syntax and semantics. These two themes can be traced back to my 1965 MIT dissertation. The problem of the so-called topic marker wa is a perennial problem in Japanese linguistics. I devoted Chapter 2 of my dissertation to the problem of wa. My primary concern there was transformational genera- tive syntax. I was interested in the light that Chomsky'S ...

Japanese Syntax and Semantics: Collected Papers 1992, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9780792313908

1992 edition