Matthew S. Dryer: Papers on Grammatical Relations 

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Dryer, Matthew S. 2007. Clause types. In Clause Structure, Language Typology and Syntactic Description, Vol. 1, edited by Timothy Shopen. Second Edition. Cambridge University Press.DOWNLOAD [This is not the final draft of this paper.]

Keenan, Edward L. and Matthew S. Dryer. 2007. Passive in the World's Languages. In Clause Structure, Language Typology and Syntactic Description, Vol. 1, edited by Timothy Shopen. Second Edition. Cambridge University Press.DOWNLOAD: [This is not the final draft of this paper.]

Dryer, Matthew S. 2005. "Order of subject, object, and verb". In The World Atlas of Language Structures, edited by Martin Haspelmath, Matthew S. Dryer, David Gil, and Bernard Comrie. Oxford University Press. DOWNLOAD WITH MAP: 4652K or DOWNLOAD WITHOUT MAP: 385K [This is not the final draft of this paper.]

Dryer, Matthew S. 1997 "Are Grammatical Relations Universal?" In Essays on Language Function and Language Type: Dedicated to T. Givon, edited by Joan Bybee, John Haiman, and Sandra Thompson, pp. 115 - 143. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.DOWNLOAD

Dryer, Matthew S. 1997 "Passive vs. Indefinite Subject Construction in Cree." In Papers of the Twenty-Sixth Algonquian Conference, edited by David Pentland. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.DOWNLOAD

Dryer, Matthew S. 1996. Grammatical Relations in Ktunaxa (Kutenai): The Belcourt Lecture Delivered Before the University of Manitoba on 24 February 1995. Voices of Rupert's Land: Winnipeg, Canada.DOWNLOAD: 4.8 MB

Dryer, Matthew S. 1994 "The Discourse Function of the Kutenai Inverse". In Voice and Inversion, edited by T. Givon, pp. 65-99. John Benjamins.DOWNLOAD

Dryer, Matthew S. 1992. "A Comparison of the Obviation Systems of Kutenai and Algonquian." In Papers of the Twenty-Third Algonquian Conference, edited by William Cowan. Ottawa: Carleton University, pp. 119-163. DOWNLOAD: 157K

Dryer, Matthew S. 1991 "What Determines Antipassive in Dyirbal?" In ESCOL '90 (Proceedings of the Seventh Eastern States Conference on Linguistics), ed. by Yongkyoon No and Mark Libucha. Columbus: The Ohio State University, pp. 90-101.DOWNLOAD

Dryer, Matthew S. 1991 "Subject and Inverse in Kutenai." In Papers from the American Indian Languages Conferences, Held at the University of California, Santa Cruz, July and August, 1991. Occasional Papers on Linguistics 16:183-202, ed. James E. Redden. Carbondale, Illinois: Dept. of Linguistics. Also appeared in Buffalo Papers in Linguistics 91-01: 20-39. DOWNLOAD

Dryer, Matthew S. 1986. Primary Objects, Secondary Objects, and Antidative. Language 62: 808-845.DOWNLOAD

Dryer, Matthew S. 1985 "The Role of Thematic Relations in Adjectival Passives." Linguistic Inquiry 16: 320-326.DOWNLOAD

Dryer, Matthew S. 1983 "Indirect Objects in Kinyarwanda Revisited." In Studies in Relational Grammar I, edited by David M. Perlmutter, pp. 129-140. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.DOWNLOAD

Dryer, Matthew S. 1982 "In Defense of a Universal Passive." Linguistic Analysis 10: 53-60. 

Dryer, Matthew S. 1982 "Passive and Inversion in Kannada." In Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, pp. 311-321.DOWNLOAD

Dryer, Matthew S. 1978 "Some Theoretical Implications of Grammatical Relations in Cebuano." In University of Michigan Papers in Linguistics 2:4: 1-43. DOWNLOAD

Dryer, Matthew S. 1977 "On Explaining the Syntactic Properties of Passive Agent Noun Phrases in Universal Grammar." In Papers from the 1976 Meeting of the 1976 Meeting of the Michigan Linguistic Society, pp. 7-23.

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