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Sentential negation in French

Rowlett, P 1998, Sentential negation in French , Other, Oxford University Press, New York.

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Abstract

This is the first full-length study of sentential negation phenomena in French. Paul Rowlett assesses, from a generative perspective, the respective contribution made to the expression of clausal polarity by ne , pas , and elements such as jamais and personne . His conclusions have far-reaching implications, leading to the controversial hypothesis that, despite widespread belief, French is not a negative concord language.

Item Type: Monograph (Other)
Themes: Subjects / Themes > P Language and Literature > PC Romance languages
Memory, Text and Place
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences > Centre for Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences
Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Depositing User: Professor Paul Rowlett
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2009 09:09
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2015 12:28
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/2703

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