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Postal, Paul Martin 1936-

Overview
Works: 53 works in 465 publications in 4 languages and 14,779 library holdings
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PE1112, 415
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Most widely held works by Paul Martin Postal
An integrated theory of linguistic descriptions by Jerrold J Katz( Book )

91 editions published between 1964 and 1981 in 5 languages and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Práce J.J. Katze a P.M. Postala, podle níž byl svazek nazván, ukazuje, že bylo třeba do celistvé teorie zařadit nejen popis gramatiky, ale i explicitní popis sémantiky. Takové hledisko k sémantice, jak práce dosvědčuje, sivynucuje určité změny i v dosavadních formulacích koncepce popisu gramatiky. Studie M.P. Postala "Složková struktura: Studie o současných modelech syntaktického popisu" osvětluje vztahy mezi teorií gramatiky N. Chomského najedné straně a několika hlavními koncepcemi teorie jazyka v dnešní americké a britské lingvistice na druhé straně. Článek J.J. Katze "Polověty" obsahuje předpoklady pro rozšíření teorie gramatiky, takže popis jazyka zahrnujenejen strukturu gramaticky správných vět, ale i poskytuje podklady pro výklad toho, že uživateli jazyka jsou srozumitelné i některé jiné řetězy, jež se jen v některých částech shodují s gramatikou daného jazyka
Aspects of phonological theory by Paul Martin Postal( Book )

19 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On raising: one rule of English grammar and its theoretical implications by Paul Martin Postal( Book )

16 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constituent structure : a study of contemporary models of syntactic description by Paul Martin Postal( Book )

49 editions published between 1964 and 1974 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vastness of natural languages by D. Terence Langendoen( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cross-over phenomena by Paul Martin Postal( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in English and Spanish and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arc pair grammar by David E Johnson( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning English grammar by Samuel Jay Keyser( Book )

9 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masked inversion in French by Paul Martin Postal( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skeptical linguistic essays by Paul Martin Postal( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume consists of an introduction and two groups of essays by Paul M. Postal, each with a connecting theme. The first, positive group of papers, contains five previously unpublished studies of English syntax. These include a long study of so-called ""locative inversion, "" two investigations related to raising to non-subject status, an argument for the existence of a hitherto ignored nominal grammatical category and a study of vulgar negative polarity items. Each investigation of specific English details is argued to have significant theoretical consequences. The second, negative group of
Studies of passive clauses by Paul Martin Postal( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parasitic gaps( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three investigations of extraction by Paul Martin Postal( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some syntactic rules in Mohawk by Paul Martin Postal( Book )

26 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edge-based clausal syntax : a study of (mostly) English object structure by Paul Martin Postal( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume, Paul Postal rejects the notion that an English phrase of the form [V + DP] invariably involves a grammatical relation properly chracterized as a 'direct object'. He argues instead that at least three distinct relations occur in such a structure
Imposters : a study of pronominal agreement by Chris Collins( Book )

17 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Normally, a speaker uses a first person singular pronoun (in English, I, me, mine, myself) to refer to himself or herself. To refer to a single addressee, a speaker uses second person pronouns (you, yours, yourself). But sometimes third person nonpronominal DPs are used to refer to the speaker--for example, this reporter, yours truly--or to the addressee-- my lord, the baroness, Madam (Is Madam not feeling well?). Chris Collins and Paul Postal refer to these DPs as imposters because their third person exterior hides a first or second person core. In this book they study the interactions of imposters with a range of grammatical phenomena, including pronominal agreement, coordinate structures, Principle C phenomena, epithets, fake indexicals, and a property of pronominal agreement they call homogeneity. Collins and Postal conclude that traditional ideas about pronominal features (person, number, gender), which countenance only agreement with an antecedent or the relation of the pronoun to its referent, are much too simple. They sketch elements of a more sophisticated view and argue for its relevance and explanatory power in several data realms. The fundamental proposal of the book is that a pronoun agrees with what they call a source, where its antecedent constitutes only one type of source. They argue that the study of imposters (and closely related camouflage DPs) has far-reaching consequences that are inconsistent with many current theories of anaphora
Classical NEG raising : an essay on the syntax of negation by Chris Collins( Book )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English transformational grammar by Roderick A Jacobs( Book )

29 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors present for the undergraduate and graduate linguistics student a transformational approach to the study of English grammar. Their discussion begins with a description of the structure of sentences, outlined according to the transformational grammarian's framework of linguistic universals. This set of principles "makes possible the description and classification of man's intuitive knowledge of language." While discussion covers those transformational rules shared by all languages, emphasis is given to the transformational rules of the English language. Specifically included are discussions of structures, embedded sentences, and transformational rules of substitution, deletion, and adjunction. Each chapter concludes with a brief summary and set of exercises. An epilog by Paul M. Postal concludes the text. (Amm)
Three investigations of extraction by Paul Martin Postal( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in relational grammar by David M Perlmutter( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 2 coed. by Carol G. Rosen ; Vol. 3 ed. by Paul M. Postal and Brian D. Joseph
 
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On raising: one rule of English grammar and its theoretical implications
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Paul Postal

Paul Postal American linguist

Paul Postal chercheur pour IBM Thomas J. Watson research center, N.J.

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Languages
English (371)

French (10)

Spanish (6)

Czech (5)

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Arc pair grammarMasked inversion in FrenchSkeptical linguistic essaysParasitic gapsThree investigations of extractionEdge-based clausal syntax : a study of (mostly) English object structureThree investigations of extractionStudies in relational grammar