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Distributed Morphology Today: Morphemes for Morris Halle

Ora Matushansky and Alec Marantz


This book offers a snapshot of current research in Distributed Morphology, highlighting the lasting influence of Morris Halle, a pioneer in generative linguistics. Distributed Morphology, which integrates the morphological with the syntactic, originated in Halle's work. This book, written to mark his 90th birthday, makes an original theoretical contribution to the field and emphasizes Halle's foundational contributions to the study of morphology. The chapters primarily focus on the issues of locality, exploring the tight connection of morphology to phonology, syntax, and semantics that lies at ... More

Keywords: Distributed Morphology, Morris Halle, phonology, syntax, semantics, phases, allomorphy, exponence, morpho-syntactic feature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780262019675
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262019675.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ora Matushansky, editor

Alec Marantz, editor