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Germanic possessive -s : an empirical, historical and theoretical study


Allen, Cynthia. 2003. Deflexion and the development of the genitive in English. English Language and Linguistics 7.1, 1-28.

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van Bergen, Linda. 2003. Pronouns and word order in Old English:  With particular reference to the indefinite pronoun 'man'. London: Routledge.

Börjars, Kersti. 1998. Feature distribution in Swedish noun phrases. Oxford: Blackwell.

Börjars, Kersti. 2003. Morphological status and (de)grammaticalisation: The Swedish possessive. Nordic Journal of Linguistics 26,133-163.

Carstairs-McCarthy, Andrew. 1992. Current morphology. London: Routledge.

De Wit, Petra. 1997. Genitive case and genitive constructions. Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS, Utrecht University, PhD thesis.

Greham, John. 2004. Variation between the 's-genitive and the of-construction. Department of Linguistics and English Language, The University of Manchester, UG Dissertation.

Halpern, Aaron. 1995. On the placement and morphology of clitics. Stanford: CSLI Publications.

Kanerva, Jonni M. 1987. Morphological integrity and syntax: The evidence from Finnish possessive suffixes. Language 63, 498-521.

Norde, Muriel 1997. The history of the genitive in Swedish. Department of Scandinavian Languages and literature, University of Amsterdam, PhD thesis.

Rosenbach, Anette. 2002. Genitive variation in English. Conceptual factors in synchronic and diachronic studies. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Zwicky, Arnold M. 1987. Suppressing the Zs. Journal of Linguistics 23, 133-148.