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The Grammar of Raising and Control

A Course in Syntactic Argumentation

The Grammar of Raising and Control by William D. Davies
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The Grammar of Raising and Control surveys analyses across a range of theoretical frameworks from Rosenbaum's classic Standard Theory analysis (1967) to current proposals within the Minimalist Program, and provides readers with a critical understanding of these, helping them in the process to develop keen insights into the strengths and weaknesses of syntactic arguments in general.
  • Distills a very successful graduate course in syntax from two prominent figures in the field, covering analyses from a range of theoretical frameworks.
  • Provides readers with an understanding of the various perspectives represented in generative syntax, using a particular class of grammatical constructions as a means of examining the evolution of syntactic theory over the last thirty years.
  • Helps students to develop keen insights into the strengths and weaknesses of syntactic arguments.
  • Includes excerpts from six important works that allow students to familiarize themselves with the original literature while also providing discussion of the theoretical context in which they were written.
  • Wiley; April 2008
    398 pages; ISBN 9780470754726
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    Title: The Grammar of Raising and Control
    Author: William D. Davies; Stanley Dubinsky
     
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