Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 20, Winter 1998
Distinctive features (Linguistics)
Optimality theory (Linguistics)
Grammar, Comparative and general--Reflexives
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AbstractThe editors of this volume, Leslie Blair, Christine Bums and Lorna Rowsell are pleased to present the twentieth issue of the Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics published by the department of Linguistics at the University of Calgary. The papers contained in this volume represent works in progress and as such should not be considered in any way final or definitive.
GrantingagencyUniversity of Calgary Department of Linguistics
InstitutionUniversity of Calgary
PublisherUniversity of Calgary
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