Linguistics: Grammar, Syntax & Linguistic Structure

  • 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 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 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
    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
    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
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • The Elliptical Noun Phrase in English: Structure and Use book cover

    The Elliptical Noun Phrase in English

    Structure and Use, 1st Edition

    By Christine Günther

    This book presents a detailed analysis of structural as well as pragmatic aspects underlying the phenomenon of noun ellipsis in English. Here Günther examines the structure of elliptical noun phrases to account for the conditions on noun ellipsis and those on one-insertion, with special emphasis on…

    Hardback – 2012-12-05
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

  • Generative Grammar: Theory and its History book cover

    Generative Grammar

    Theory and its History, 1st Edition

    By Robert Freidin

    Generative Grammar presents a substantial contribution to the field of linguistics in drawing together for the first time the author's most significant work on the theory of generative grammar. The essays collected here display Freidin's role in moving the theory forward in terms of new proposals,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-14
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Case, Argument Structure, and Word Order book cover

    Case, Argument Structure, and Word Order

    1st Edition

    By Shigeru Miyagawa

    Over the years, a major strand of Miyagawa's research has been to study how syntax, case marking, and argument structure interact. In particular, Miyagawa's work addresses the nature of the relationship between syntax and argument structure, and how case marking and other phenomena help to…

    Hardback – 2012-02-27
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphology book cover

    Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphology

    1st Edition

    By Edwin Williams

    Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphology presents a theory of the architecture of the human linguistic system that differs from all current theories on four key points. First, the theory rests on a modular separation of word syntax from phrasal syntax, where word syntax corresponds roughly to…

    Hardback – 2011-02-07
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Reciprocity in English: Historical Development and Synchronic Structure book cover

    Reciprocity in English

    Historical Development and Synchronic Structure, 1st Edition

    By Florian Haas

    Although the grammatical expression of reciprocal (or ‘mutual’) situations in the languages of the world has received a surprising amount of attention in recent years, so far no comprehensive study specifically dealing with the historical development and synchronic structure of English reciprocal…

    Hardback – 2009-12-10
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

  • Between Syntax and Semantics book cover

    Between Syntax and Semantics

    1st Edition

    By C.T. James Huang

    This indispensable volume contains articles that represent the best of Huang's work on the syntax-semantics interface over the last two decades. It includes three general topics: (a) questions, indefinites and quantification, (b) anaphora, (c) lexical structure and the syntax of events.…

    Hardback – 2009-10-05
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Information Structure in Spoken Arabic book cover

    Information Structure in Spoken Arabic

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Owens, Alaa Elgibali

    This book explores speakers’ intentions, and the structural and pragmatic resources they employ, in spoken Arabic – which is different in many essential respects from literary Arabic. Based on new empirical findings from across the Arabic world this book elucidates the many ways in which context…

    Hardback – 2009-07-22
    Routledge Arabic Linguistics Series

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