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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Aspects of Grammatical Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Alain Rouveret

    This volume collects eleven papers written between 1991 and 2016, some of them unpublished, which explore various aspects of the architecture of grammar in a minimalist perspective. The phenomena that are brought to bear on the architectural issue come from a range of languages, among them French,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • An Introduction to Middle English

    1st Edition

    By E.E. Wardale

    First published in 1937, this book supplies a history of the living growth of the English language from Old English to the medieval period. It offers an in-depth study of the growth of vocabulary through literature and social interaction, bringing out the fact that it is chiefly words…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Syntax

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Carnie, Dan Siddiqi, Yosuke Sato

    The study of syntax over the last half century has seen a remarkable expansion of the boundaries of human knowledge about the structure of natural language. The Routledge Handbook of Syntax presents a comprehensive survey of the major theoretical and empirical advances in the dynamically evolving…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • Introducing English Syntax

    A Basic Guide for Students of English, 1st Edition

    By Peter Fenn, Götz Schwab

    Introducing English Syntax provides a basic introduction to syntax for students studying English as a foreign language at university. Examining English phrase and sentence structure from a descriptive point of view, this book develops the reader’s understanding of the characteristic features of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27
    Routledge

  • Conceptual Conflicts in Metaphors and Figurative Language

    1st Edition

    By Michele Prandi

    This innovative volume provides a comprehensive integrated account of the study of conceptual figures, demonstrating the ways in which figures and in particular, conflictual figures, encapsulate linguistic expression in the fullest sense and in turn, how insights gleaned from their study can…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Merge in the Mind-Brain

    Essays on Theoretical Linguistics and the Neuroscience of Language, 1st Edition

    By Naoki Fukui

    This collection of nine papers brings together Naoki Fukui’s pioneering body of work on Merge, the basic operation of human language syntax, from the two distinct but related perspectives of theoretical syntax and neurosciences. Part I presents an overview of the development of the theory of Merge…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • An Advanced English Syntax

    Based on the Principles and Requirements of the Grammatical Society, 1st Edition

    By C. T. Onions

    This book, first published in 1970, is the reissue of the sixth edition of C. T. Onions’ standard introductory text-book, based on the principles and requirements of the Grammatical Society. The Introduction is designed to provide a full scheme of sentence analysis. The rest of the book is arranged…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Anaphoric Relations in English and French

    A Discourse Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Francis Cornish

    First published in 1986, this book focuses on Anaphoric relations in the English and French languages, a phenomenon that involves a complex interaction between grammar and discourse. Studies of anaphora taking a largely ‘textual’ approach to the subject have tended to underestimate the effect upon…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • The Phrase Phonology of English and French

    1st Edition

    By Elisabeth O. Selkirk

    This work, first published in 1980, was a doctoral dissertation submitted to the Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1972. This study concerns certain aspects of the relationship between syntax and phonology in English and French. In…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

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