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Carnie, Andrew

Syntax: A Generative Introduction

Carnie, Andrew - Syntax: A Generative Introduction, ebook

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Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the major issues in Principles and Parameters syntactic theory, including phrase structure, the lexicon, case theory, movement, and locality conditions.
  • Includes new and extended problem sets in every chapter, all of which have been annotated for level and skill type
  • Features three new chapters on advanced topics including vP shells, object shells, control, gapping and ellipsis and an additional chapter on advanced topics in binding
  • Offers a brief survey of both Lexical-Functional Grammar and Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
  • Succeeds in strengthening the reader's foundational knowledge, and prepares them for more advanced study
  • Supported by an instructor's manual and online resources for students and instructors, available at www.blackwellpublishing.com/carnie

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Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
2
Series
Introducing Linguistics
Page amount
224 pages
Category
Languages
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118697795
Printed ISBN
9781405133845

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