reviews Labels and roots. ed. by Leah Bauke and Andreas Blümel. (studies in generative grammar 128.) Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, 2017. Pp. vii, 292. isBN 9781501510588. $114.99 (Hb). reviewed by Tiaoyuan Mao, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Manchun Dai, Beijing Foreign Studies University Compositionality, order, projection/labeling, and displacement are core properties of concern when inquiring into universal grammar (UG), and the relevant questions about labeling need further exploration (Chomsky 2013). Basically, labeling provides the necessary information for syntactic objects (sOs) to be interpreted at interfaces. Chomsky (2013, 2015) ignited the dis- cussion when formulating two proposals for labeling: symmetry-breaking movement and shared feature + Agree. Labels and roots, edited by Leah Bauke and Andreas Blümel, con- tributes to the intensive discussion about the properties of labeling and its interaction with roots. The volume is based on the Labels and roots workshop in Germany in 2014. it not only eluci- dates the syntactic and semantic contributions that lexical categories (e.g. roots) could make to syntactic derivation and generation, but also delves into issues closely related to roots and label- ing. Thus the roles labeling plays within syntax (or morphology) and semantic and phonological interfaces are revealed, addressing issues regarding the
Language – Linguistic Society of America
Published: Jun 16, 2018
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera