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Readership: Scholars and graduate students of linguistic theory and those interested in French, Russian, Spanish, and Irish.
Isabelle Roy, University Paris 8
Isabelle Roy is an Associate Professor at the Unversity of Paris 8. She received her PhD from the University of Southern California in 2006.
"This monograph tackles a very difficult topic, predicative copular sentences, in such a way as to make longstanding linguistic problems look fairly straightforward ... well-designed, carefully organized, and thorough." - Lorie Heggie, Linguist List
I Predicational copular sentences at the syntax-semantics interface
2: Predication, non-verbal stative predicates and copular sentences
II Meanings and structures
3: Meaning and typology of non-verbal predicates
4: Internal syntax of non-verbal predicates
III Further analysis
5: The case of the Russian copula
6: Spanish multiple 'be'
7: Irish multiple 'be' and genericity