The Semantics of Adjectival Modification: Bibliography



Adverbs, Events, Stage-level/Individual Predicates

Bellert, I. (1977) "On the Semantic and Distributional Properties of Sentential Adverbs," Linguistic Inquiry 8: 337-351.

Burton, S. (1997) "Past Tense on Nouns as Death, Destruction and Loss," in K. Kusomoto (ed.) Proceedings of the North East Linguistic Society 27, GLSA, University of Massachusetts.

Chierchia, G. (1995) "Individual-level Predicates as Inherent Generics," in G. Carlson and J. Pelletier (eds.) The Generic Book. (pp. 176-223) Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Condoravdi, C. (1989) "The Middle: Where Semantics and Morphology Meet," in: MIT Working Papers in Linguistics, vol. 11, MIT.

Davidson, D. (1967) "The Logical Form of Action Sentences," in N. Rescher (ed.) The Logic of Decision and Action. (pp. 81-120) Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Davies, M. (1991) "Acts and Scenes," in N. Cooper and P. Engel (eds.) New Enquiries Into Meaning and Truth. (pp. 41-82) Hemel Hempstead: Harvester Wheatsheaf. (Section 1: Logical Form and Predicate Modifiers)

Diesing, M. (1992) Indefinites. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Endo, Y. (1994) "Stage/Individual-level Nouns," in M. Koizumi and H. Ura (eds.) Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics 1 MIT Working Papers in Linguistics vol. 24 (pp. 83-99) MIT.

Higginbotham, J. and G. Ramchand (1996) "The Stage-level/ Individual-level Distinction and the Mapping Hypothesis," unpublished ms., Oxford University.

Jackendoff, R. (1972) Semantic Interpretation in Generative Grammar. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Katz, G. (1993) "The Interpretation of as-Headed Adjuncts," in E. Duncan, D. Farkas, and P Spaelti (eds.) Proceedings of the Twelfth West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) (pp.547-560) Stanford, CA: Stanford Linguistics Association, CSLI.

Kratzer, A. (1995) "Stage-level and Individual-level Predicates," in G. Carlson and J. Pelletier (eds.) The Generic Book. (pp. 125-175) Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

McConnell-Ginet, S. (1982) "Adverbs and Logical Form," Language 58: 144-84.

McNally, L. (1993) "Adjunct Predicates and the Individual/Stage Distinction," in E. Duncan, D. Farkas, and P Spaelti (eds.) Proceedings of the Twelfth West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) (pp.561-576) Stanford, CA: Stanford Linguistics Association, CSLI.

Parsons, T. (1990) Events in the Semantics of English. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Rappaport Hovav, M. and B. Levin (1992) "-ER Nominals: Implications for the Theory of Argument Structure," in T. Stowell and E. Wehrli (eds.) Syntax and Semantics 26: Syntax and the Lexicon. (pp. 127-153) New York: Academic Press.

Noun Phrases: General

Abney, S. (1987) The English Noun Phrase in its Sentential Aspect. Ph.D. dissertation, MIT.

Bernstein, J. (1993) Topics in the Syntax of Nominal Structure Across Romance. Ph.D. dissertation, City University of New York.

Giorgi, A. and G. Longobardi (1991) The Syntax of Noun Phrases. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Szabolcsi, A. (1994) "Functional Categories in the Noun Phrase," in I. Kenesei (ed.) Syntax and Semantics 27: The Syntactic Structure of Hungarian. New York: Academic Press.

Valois, D. (1990) The Internal Syntax of DP. Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles.

Adjectives: General

Bailyn, J. (1994) "The Syntax and Semantics of Russian Long and Short Adjectives: an X'-Theoretic Account," in J. Toman (ed.) Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics. The Ann Arbor Meeting. (pp. 1-30) Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Slavic Publications.

Baker, M. (1997) "The Adjective-Verb Distinction," unpublished ms., McGill University.

Bhatt, D.N.S (1994) The Adjectival Category. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Co.

Bowers, J. "Adjectives and Adverbs in English," Foundations of Language 13: 529-562.

Cinque, G. (1990) "Ergative Adjectives and the Lexical Hypothesis," Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 8: 1-40.

Coates, J. "Denominal Adjectives: A Study in the Syntactic Relationship Between Modifier and Head," Lingua 27: 160-169.

Corver, N. (1990) The Syntax of Left Branch Extractions. Ph.D. dissertation, Tilburg University.

Corver, N. (1990) "The Internal Syntax of the Dutch Extended Adjective Projection," unpublished ms., Tilburg University.

Dixon, R. (1977) "Where Have All the Adjectives Gone?" Studies in Language 1: 19-80.

Hendrick, R. (1978) "The Phrase Structure of Adjectives and Comparatives," Linguistic Analysis 4:255-299.

Kester, E-P. (1996) "Adjectival Inflection and the Licensing of Empty Categories in DP," Journal of Linguistics 32: 57-78.

Kester, E-P. (1996) The Nature of Adjectival Inflection. Ph.D. dissertation, Utrecht University.

Kitegawa, C. and C. Ross (1982) "Prenominal Modification in Chinese and Japanese," Linguistic Analysis 9:19-53.

Lindsey, G. and J. Scancarelli (1985) "Where Have All the Adjectives Come From?" BLS 11: 207-215

Lujan, M. (1972) "On the So-Called Neuter Article in Spanish," in J. Casagrande and B. Saciuk (eds.) Generative Studies in the Romance Languages. (pp.162-174) Rowley, MA: Newbury House.

Lujan, M. (1974) "Prenominal Adjectives in Spanish Predicates," in J. Campbell, M. Goldin, and M. Wang (eds.) Linguistic Studies in the Romance Languages. (pp.178-188) Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press.

Lujan, M. (1973) "Pre- and Postnominal Adjectives in Spanish," Kritikkon Literarum 2, Linguistics: 398-408.

Lujan, M. (1979) "Adverbial Adjectives in Spanish," Texas Linguistic Forum 15: 143-183.

Maling, J. "Transitive Adjectives: a Case of Categorial Reanalysis," in F. Heny and B. Richards (eds.) Linguistic Categories 1. (pp. 253-289) Dordrecht: D. Reidel Publishing Co.

McConnell-Ginet, S. (1979) "On the Deep and Surface Adjective Good," in L. Waugh and F. van Coetsem (eds.) Contributions to Grammatical Studies Semantics and Syntax. (pp. 132-150) Leiden: E.J. Brill.

Napoli, D. (1975) "A Global Agreement Phenomenon," Linguistic Inquiry 6: 413-435.

Riemsdijk, H. (1983) "The Case of German Adjectives," in F. Heny and B. Richards (eds.) Linguistic Categories 1. (pp. 253-289) Dordrecht: D. Reidel Publishing Co.

Ross, J. (1969) "Adjectives as Noun Phrases," in D. Reibel and S Schane (eds.) Modern Studies in English. (pp. 352-360) Prentice Hall.

Stavrou, M. (1996) "Adjectives in Modern Greek: an Instance of Predication, or an Old Issue Revisited,"Journal of Linguistics 32: 79-112.

Stowell, T. (1991) "Alignment of Arguments in Adjective Phrases," in S. Rothstein (ed.) Syntax and Semantics 25: Perspectives on Phrase Structure. (pp. 105-135) New York: Academic Press.

Sussex, R. (1974) "The Deep Structure of Adjectives in Noun Phrases," Journal of Linguistics 10: 111-131.

Adjectives: Ordering Restrictions

Barkai, M. (1972) "On the Shiftability of Past Participles in English," Linguistic Inquiry 3: 377-378.

Dixon, R. (1977) "Where Have All the Adjectives Gone?" Studies in Language 1: 19-80.

Hetzron, R. (1978) "On the Relative Order of Adjectives," in H. Seiler (ed.) Language Universals. (pp. 165-184) Tuebingen: Gunter Narr Verlag.

Sproat, R. and C. Shih (1991) "The Cross-Linguistics Distribution of Adjectival Ordering Reestrictions," in C. Georgopoulos and R. Ishihara (eds.) Interdisciplinary Approaches to Language: Essays in Honor of S-Y Kuroda. (pp.565-593) Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Sussex, R. (1974) "The Deep Structure of Adjectives in Noun Phrases," Journal of Linguistics 10: 111-131.

Adjectives: Noun Modification

Aronoff, M. "Contextuals," Language 56: 744-758.

Barbiers, S. (1995) The Syntax of Interpretation. Ph.D. dissertation, Rijksuniversiteit Leiden. (section 4.7)

Bernstein, J. (1995) "Adjectives and Their Complements," paper presented at the Winter Meetings of the Linguistic Society of America, New Orleans.

Bolinger, D (1967) "Adjectives in English: Attribution and Predication", Lingua 18, 1-34.

Cinque, G. (1993) "On the Evidence for Partial N Movement in the Romance DP," University of Venice Working Papers Vol.3, n.2. Venice: Centro Linguistico Interfaculta.

Crisma, P. (1993) "On Adjective Placement in Romance and Germanic Event Nominals," Rivista Di Grammatica Generativa 18: 61-100.

Crisma, P. (1996) "On the Configurational Nature of Adjectival Modification," in K. Zagona (ed.) Grammatical Theory and Romance Languages (Selected Papers from the 25th LSRL). (pp. 59-71).

DeGraff, M. and D. Mandelbaum (1993) "Why is My Old Friend Not Old?" in K. Beals, G. Cooke, D. Kathman, S. Kita, K-E McCillough, and D. Testen (eds.) Papers from the 29th Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society. (pp.??-??) Chicago: University of Chicago.

Dumitrescu, D. and M. Saltarelli (1996) "Two Types of Predicate Modification: Evidence From the Articulated Adjectives of Romanian," paper presented at the 26th Linguistics Symposium on Romance Languages, March 28-30, Mexico.

Fudeman, K. (1998) "Event Marking on Adjectives in Balanta," unpublished ms. Cornell Univ.

Kitagawa, Y, (1986) "More on Bracketing Paradoxes," Linguistic Inquiry 17: 177-183.

Lamarche, J. (1991) "Problems for N-Movement to NumP," Probus 3: 215-236.

Larson, R. "Olga is a Beautiful Dancer," paper presented at the Winter Meetings of the Linguistic Society of America, New Orleans.

Mandelbaum, D. (1994) Syntactic Conditions on Saturation. Ph.D. dissertation, City University of New York.

Marchand, H. (1966) "On Attributive and Predicative Derived Adjectives and Some Problems Related to Their Distrinction," Anglia 84: 131-149.

Nakimi, T. (1979) "Remarks on Prenominal Adjectives and Degree Expressions in English: A Case for an Output Condition," Studies in English Linguistics 7: 71-85.

Siegel, E. (1976a) Capturing the Adjective. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

Siegel, E. (1976b) "Capturing the Russian Adjective," in B. Partee (ed.) Montague Grammar. (pp. 293-309) New York: Academic Press.

Sleeman, P. (1996) Licensing Empty Nouns in French. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Amsterdam.

Svenonius, P. (1994) "On the Structural Location of the Attributive Adjective," in E. Duncan, D. Farkas, and P. Spaelti (eds.) Proceedings of the Twelfth West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) (pp.439-454) Stanford, CA: Stanford Linguistics Association, CSLI.

Takahashi, N. (1997) "Hierarchy Among Relative Clauses in Japanese," unpublished ms., SUNY Stony Brook.

Taylor, J. (1992) "Old Problems: Adjectives in Cognitive Grammar," Cognitive Linguistics 3: 1-35

Vendler, Z. (1967) Linguistics in Philosophy. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Vendler, Z. (1968) Adjectives and Nominalizations. The Hague: Mouton.

Adjectives: Semantics

Givon, T. (1970) "Notes on the Semantic Structure of English Adjectives," Language 46: 816-837

Hammann, C. (1991) "Adjectives," in A. von Stechow and D. Wunderlich (eds.) Semantik: Ein internationales Handbuch der zeitgenðssischen Forschung. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.

Kamp, J. (1975) "Two Theories About Adjectives," in E. Keenan (ed.) Formal Semantics of Natural Language. (pp. 123-155) London: Cambridge University Press.

Kennedy, C. (1997) Projecting the Adjective: The Syntax and Semantics of Gradability and Comparison. Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA.

Ludlow, P. (1989) "Implicit Comparison Classes," Linguistics and Philosophy 12:519-533.

Platts, M. (1979) Ways of Meaning. London: Routledge. (Chapter 7)

Siegel, E. (1976a) Capturing the Adjective. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

Siegel, E. (1976b) "Capturing the Russian Adjective," in B. Partee (ed.) Montague Grammar. (pp. 293-309) New York: Academic Press.


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