The University of Texas at Austin
Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies
Gilbert C. Rappaport
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Grammatical Function and Syntactic Structure: The Adverbial Participle of Russian. UCLA Slavic Studies 8. (Columbus: Slavica Publishers, Inc., 1984), 218 pages. Library of Congress call number: PG 2369 R3 1984


‘The Aspectual System of Russian’ (with Carlota Smith). The Parameter of Aspect, by Carlota Smith, 2nd ed., 227-61 (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997) [1st ed., 1991]. Library of Congress call number: P 281 S57 1997


In press

“Toward a Theory of the Grammatical Use of Lexical Information”. To be published in the proceedings of the Fourteenth Meeting on Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics. The Princeton Meeting, ed. by Hana Filip, Steven Franks, James E. Lavine, and Mila Tasseva-Kurktchieva. Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Publications, 2006. Preliminary draft available in PDF format.

Expanded and revised version of ‘The Slavic Noun Phrase’ (1998, listed below). To appear in Comparative Slavic Morphosyntax, ed. by Stephanie Harves and James Lavine (Bloomington: Slavica Publishers, 2000). Available in PDF format.


"Slavic and East Europoean Linguistics in SEEJ: A Half-century of Scholarship". Slavic and East European Review 50,1 (2006), 97-116.

“The Syntax of Possessors in the Nominal Phrase: Drawing the Lines and Deriving the Forms”. Possessives and Beyond: Semantics and Syntax. University of Massachusetts Occasional Papers 2x, ed. by Ji-yung Kim, Barbara H. Partee, and Yury A. Lander, 243-61. Amherst, MA: GLSA Publications, 2004. Available in PDF format.

“The Grammatical Role of Animacy in a Formal Model of Slavic Morphology”. American Contributions to the Thirteenth International Congress of Slavists (Ljubljana, 2003), ed. by Robert A. Maguire and Alan Timberlake. Volume 1: Linguistics, 149-66. ( Bloomington: Slavica, 2003). Available in PDF format.

`Numeral phrases in Russian: A Minimalist approach.” Russian Morphosyntax: A Festschrift for Leonard H. Babby. Ed. Gerry Greenberg and James Lavine. Journal of Slavic Linguistics 10 (2002), 1/2, 329-42. Available in PDF format.

“Case Syncretism, Features, and the Morphosyntax of Polish Numeral Phrases”. Generative Linguistics in Poland 5, ed. by Piotr Banski and Adam Przepiorkowski. Warsaw: Academy of Sciences (2003), 123-37. Available in PDF format.

‘The Geometry of the Polish Nominal Phrase: Problems, Progress, and Prospects’. Generative Linguistics in Poland: Syntax and Morphosyntax, ed. by Piotr Banski and Adam Przepiorkowski, 173-89 (Warsaw: Polish Academy of Sciences, 2001). Available in PDF format.

‘Extraction from Nominal Phrases in Polish and the Theory of Determiners’. Formal Approaches to Polish Syntax, ed. by Ewa Willim and Piotr Banski. Journal of Slavic Linguistics 8,3 (2001). Available in PDF format.

‘The Czech Possessive Relative Pronoun jehoz and its Paradigm: Synchronic Morphosyntax and Developmental Pathways of the Slavic Relative Clause’. Slavic and East European Journal 44,1 (2000), 1-28. Available in PDF format.

‘Perfektivizacija sostojanij’ [‘The Perfectivization of States’]. Tipologija vida. Problemy, poiski, reshenija [“Typology of aspect: Problems, proposals, solutions”], ed. by M. Ju. Chertkova, 381-95 (Moscow: Jazyki russkoj kul'tury, 1998). [Written in English and translated into Russian by V. Gurevich.]

‘The Slavic Noun Phrase’. Published in 1998 as one of five invited position papers on the website of the workshop entitled ‘Comparative Slavic Morphosyntax: State of the Art’. 24 pages, single-spaced.

‘Clitics as Features: A Non-semiotic Approach’. American Contributions to the 1998 International Congress of Slavists, ed. by Robert Maguire and Alan Timberlake, 460-78 (Bloomington: Slavica, 1998). Available in PDF format.

'Relativization and Noun Phrase Structure in Polish'. Prof. Vladimir A. Zvegincev, in Memoriam, ed. by Catherine Chvany, Stefana Dimitrova, and Charles Gribble (=International Journal of Slavic Linguistics and Poetics 39-40), 213-43 (Columbus: Slavica, 1996).

'Wh-Movement-in-Comp in Slavic Syntax and in Logical Form'. Journal of Slavic Linguistics 3,2 (1995), 308-56.

'On the Adnominal Genitive and the Structure of Noun Phrases in Russian and Polish'. Melanges Paul Garde, ed. by Marguerite Guiraud-Weber, 239-262 (Aix-en-Provence: Universite de Provence, 1992).

'Sytuacja jezykowa Amerykanow polskiego pochodzenia w Teksasie' ["The Linguistic Situation of Polish Texans Today"]]. Jezyk polski w swiecie [The Polish Language Abroad]'], ed. by Wladyslaw Miodunka, 159-178 (Cracow: Panstwowe wydawnictwo naukowe, 1990). Published Polish version available in PDF format. Unpublished English version available in PDF format.

'On the Relationship between Prosodic and Syntactic Properties of the Pronouns in the Slavic Languages'. American Contributions to the Tenth International Congress of Slavists (Sofia, September 14-22, 1988): Linguistics, ed. by Alexander M. Schenker, 301-327 (Columbus: Slavica Publishers, Inc., 1988). Available in PDF format.

'On Syntactic Binding into Adjuncts in the Russian Noun Phrase'. Linguistics and Philosophy 10,4 (1987), 475-501.

'On the Grammar of Simile: Case and Configuration'. Case in Slavic: Studies Dedicated to the Memory of Roman O. Jakobson, ed. by Richard D. Brecht and James S. Levine, 244-279 (Columbus: Slavica Publishers, Inc., 1986).

'On Anaphor Binding in Russian'. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 4,1 (1986), 97-120. Available in PDF format.

'On a Persistent Problem of Russian Syntax: Sentences of the Type Mne negde spat' '. Russian Linguistics 10,1 (1986), 1-31.

'Aspect and Modality in Contexts of Negation'. The Scope of Slavic Aspect, ed. by Michael S. Flier and Alan Timberlake, 194-223 (Columbus: Slavica Publishers, Inc., 1986).

‘On Anaphora and Control in Russian’. Cornell University Working Papers in Linguistics, No. 4 (1983), ed. by Wayne Harbert, 201-221.

‘On the Linguistic Function of Detachment (Comma Intonation)’. Papers from the Parasession on the Interplay of Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax, ed. by John F. Richardson et al., 185-197 (Chicago Linguistic Society, 1983).

‘Bound and Free Reference in Russian Infinitival Clauses’. Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Northeast Linguistics Society, ed. by V. Burke and J. Pustejovsky, 284-295 (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1981).

'Distinctive and Redundant Contrasts in Jakobsonian Phonology'. Slavic and East European Journal 25,3 (1981), 94-108. Available in PDF format.

‘Subject, Topic, and Control in Russian’ (with Johanna Nichols and Alan Timberlake). Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, ed. by B. Charon et al., 372-386 (Berkeley Linguistics Society, 1980).

'Deixis and Detachment in the Adverbial Participles of Russian'. Forms and Meanings: Morphosyntax in Slavic, ed. by Catherine V. Chvany and Richard D. Brecht, 273-300 (Columbus: Slavica Publishers, Inc., 1980).

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