The Syntax of Mauritian Creole

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Dezember 2012



A detailed study of different aspects of the syntax of Mauritian creole within a Chomksyan theoretical framework


1. Introduction \ 2. Overview of the grammar of Mauritian Creole \ 3. The structure of clauses \ 4. The structure of noun phrases \ 5. The syntax of tense, mood and aspect markers \ 6. The syntax of negation \ 7. Verb complementation and the structure of verb phrases \ 8. The structure of complementizer phrases \ Notes \ Bibliography \ Index


Dr Anand Syea is Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Westminster, UK, and is co-editor (with Dr Philip Baker) of Changing Meanings, Changing Functions: Papers relating to grammaticalization in contact languages (1996).


Anand Syea's book, the result of over twenty years of research, has everything one could wish for: abundant and reliable examples, a firm but accessible theoretical foundation, a transparent structure and line of argumentation. -- Pieter Muysken, Professor, Department of Linguistics, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands 20121029
EAN: 9781441156389
ISBN: 1441156380
Untertitel: 'Bloomsbury Studies in Theoretical Linguistics'. black & white illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Continuum Publishing Corporation
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2012
Seitenanzahl: 336 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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