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  • Irish Nounsby Andrew Carnie

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09

    This book is the first comprehensive source of reference on noun declensions in Modern Irish. It contains over 10,000 nouns as well as a generalized description of declension classes, case marking, and number marking in standard Irish, and a discussion of the nominal morphology that affects declension class and case form. more...

  • Constituent Structureby Andrew Carnie

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    This book explores the empirical and theoretical aspects of constituent structure in natural language syntax, critically examining the strengths and limitations of different approaches. It is an ideal introduction for graduate students and advanced undergraduates and a valuable reference for theoretical linguists of all persuasions. more...

  • Modern Syntaxby Andrew Carnie

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This practical coursebook introduces all the basics of modern syntactic analysis in a simple step-by-step fashion. more...

  • Syntaxby Andrew Carnie

    Wiley 2013; US$ 62.95 US$ 54.56

    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... more...

  • The Syntax Workbookby Andrew Carnie

    Wiley 2012; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    The Syntax Workbook was written as a response to the students and instructors who, over the years, have requested more problem sets that give greater experience in analyzing syntactic structure. Aligned chapter-by-chapter with Carnie’s bestselling textbook, this workbook provides over 120 new exercises on all of the major topics in generative... more...

  • Syntaxby Andrew Carnie

    Wiley 2012; US$ 53.95 US$ 46.76

    Andrew Carnie’s bestselling textbook on syntax has guided thousands of students through the discipline of theoretical syntax; retaining its popularity due to its combination of straightforward language, comprehensive coverage, and numerous exercises. In this third edition, topics have been updated, new exercises added, and the online resources... more...

  • The Syntax of Verb Initial Languagesby Andrew Carnie; Eithne Guilfoyle

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    The first book to take a cross-linguistic comparative approach to verb initial syntax, this volume provides new data to some old problems and debates and explores some innovative approaches to the derivation of verb initial order. more...

  • Pronouns, Presuppositions, and Hierarchiesby Andrew Carnie; Heidi Harley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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 unusual and understudied languages to the forefront... more...

  • Formal Approaches to Function in Grammarby Andrew Carnie; Heidi Harley; MaryAnn Willie

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 195.00

    The contributions making up this volume in honor of Eloise Jelinek are written from a formalist perspective that deals with stereotypically functionalist questions about language. Jelinek's pioneering work in formalist syntax has shown that autonomous syntax need not exist in a vacuum. Her work has highlighted the importance of incorporating the effects... more...

  • Verb Firstby Andrew Carnie; Heidi Harley; Sheila Ann Dooley

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 210.00

    This collection of papers brings together the most recent crosslinguistic research on the syntax of verb-initial languages. Authors with a variety of theoretical perspectives pursue the questions of how verb-initial order is derived, and how these derivations play into the characteristic syntax of these languages. Major themes in the volume include... more...