Chomsky’s (1970) Remarks on Nominalization primarily dwelled on the
dichotomy between ‘syntactic’ nominalizations like the gerund and the
‘lexical’ ones, which form his class of derived nominals. Interestingly,
however, his observation that mixed nominalizations like the ing-of gerund
share properties with both classes opened the path to a long-lasting
research program on the diversity of nominali...