Linguistics: Grammar, Syntax & Linguistic Structure

  • Studies in General and English Phonetics: Essays in Honour of Professor J.D. O'Connor book cover

    Studies in General and English Phonetics

    Essays in Honour of Professor J.D. O'Connor, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jack Windsor Lewis

    Rhythm, intonation, exotic and familiar languages as well as computer-sythesized audio-communications, procedures in forensic linguistics, pronunciation lexicography, language change and sociological aspects of speech such as English regional accents and dialects in Britain and other parts of the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
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  • Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization book cover

    Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization

    1st Edition

    By Samuel D. Epstein, Hisatsugu Kitahara, T. Daniel Seely

    This volume presents a series of papers written by Epstein, Kitahara and Seely, each of which explores fundamental linguistic questions and analytical mechanisms proposed in recent minimalist work, specifically concerning recent analyses by Noam Chomsky. The collection includes eight papers by…

    Hardback – 2015-04-21
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    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • A Unification of Morphology and Syntax: Investigations into Romance and Albanian Dialects book cover

    A Unification of Morphology and Syntax

    Investigations into Romance and Albanian Dialects, 1st Edition

    By M. Rita Manzini, Leonardo M. Savoia

    This highly original and innovative analysis focuses on the morphosyntax of dialects comprising Italy, Corsica and the Italian and Romansch-speaking areas of Switzerland. The empirical base used in the book includes a wealth of previously unknown or understudied data from a variety of Romansch…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
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    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • The Grammar of Identity: Intensifiers and Reflexives in Germanic Languages book cover

    The Grammar of Identity

    Intensifiers and Reflexives in Germanic Languages, 1st Edition

    By Volker Gast

    English self-forms and related words from other Germanic languages (e.g. Dutch zelf, Swedish själv, etc.) are used in two different functions: as ‘intensifiers’ (e.g. The president himself made the decision) and as markers of reflexivity (John criticized himself). On the basis of a comparative…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

  • Grammaticalization and English Complex Prepositions: A Corpus-based Study book cover

    Grammaticalization and English Complex Prepositions

    A Corpus-based Study, 1st Edition

    By Sebastian Hoffmann

    What is a grammatical unit? How does grammatical structure evolve? How can we best investigate the mental representation of grammar? What is the connection between language use and language structure? This book aims to help answer such questions by presenting a detailed analysis of English…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • The Grammar of Irish English: Language in Hibernian Style book cover

    The Grammar of Irish English

    Language in Hibernian Style, 1st Edition

    By Markku Filppula

    Irish English, also termed 'Anglo-Irish' or 'Hiberno-English', as in this book, is not usually perceived as having a grammatical system of its own. Markku Filppula here challenges this misconception and offers a descriptive and contact-linguistic account of the grammar of Hiberno-English. Drawing…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02
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    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

  • Variation and Change in French Morphosyntax: The Case of Collective Nouns book cover

    Variation and Change in French Morphosyntax

    The Case of Collective Nouns, 1st Edition

    By Anna Tristram

    This book tests the hypothesis that plural agreement with collective nouns is becoming frequent in French. It addresses questions concerning the methodological challenges of studying variation and change in morphosyntax, and the application of sociolinguistic generalisations to the French of France.…

    Hardback – 2014-10-09
    Routledge

  • Pronunciation for English as an International Language: From research to practice book cover

    Pronunciation for English as an International Language

    From research to practice, 1st Edition

    By Ee-Ling Low

    Pronunciation plays a crucial role in learning English as an international language, yet often remains marginalised by educators due to a lack of required phonetic and phonological knowledge. Pronunciation for English as an International Language bridges the gap between phonetics, phonology and…

    Hardback – 2014-09-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Pronouns, Presuppositions, and Hierarchies: The Work of Eloise Jelinek in Context book cover

    Pronouns, Presuppositions, and Hierarchies

    The Work of Eloise Jelinek in Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Carnie, Heidi Harley

    Eloise Jelinek was a leading authority on syntactic and semantic theory, information structure, and several Native American languages (including Lummi, Yaqui, and Navajo). She was one of the very first generative linguists who brought the theoretical implications of the properties of typologically…

    Hardback – 2014-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Primitive Elements of Grammatical Theory: Papers by Jean-Roger Vergnaud and His Collaborators book cover

    Primitive Elements of Grammatical Theory

    Papers by Jean-Roger Vergnaud and His Collaborators, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine McKinney-Bock, Maria Luisa Zubizarreta

    This book is a compilation of manuscripts and publications from 2001-2010 by Jean-Roger Vergnaud, in collaboration with colleagues and students. This work is guided by the scientific belief that broader mathematical principles should guide linguistic inquiry, as they guide classical biology and…

    Hardback – 2013-10-18
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    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Typological Studies: Word Order and Relative Clauses book cover

    Typological Studies

    Word Order and Relative Clauses, 1st Edition

    By Guglielmo Cinque

    In this book, Cinque takes a generative perspective on typological questions relating to word order and to the syntax of relative clauses. In particular, Cinque looks at: the position of the Head vis à vis the relative clause in relation to the position of the verb vis à vis his object; a general…

    Hardback – 2013-05-01
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    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • The Equilibrium of Human Syntax: Symmetries in the Brain book cover

    The Equilibrium of Human Syntax

    Symmetries in the Brain, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Moro

    This book assembles a collection of papers in two different domains: formal syntax and neurolinguistics. Here Moro provides evidence that the two fields are becoming more and more interconnected and that the new fascinating empirical questions and results in the latter field cannot be obtained…

    Hardback – 2012-12-19
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    Routledge Leading Linguists

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