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  • Irish Nounsby Andrew Carnie

    Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 89.99

    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. - ;This book presents the... more...

  • Constituent Structureby Andrew Carnie

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 44.99

    This book explores the empirical and theoretical aspects of constituent structure in natural language syntax. It surveys a wide variety of functionalist and formalist theoretical approaches, from dependency grammars and Relational Grammar to Lexical Functional Grammar, Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar, and Minimalism. It describes the traditional... more...

  • Syntaxby Andrew Carnie

    Wiley 2013; US$ 62.95

    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... more...

  • The Syntax Workbookby Andrew Carnie

    Wiley 2012; US$ 37.95

    Andrew Carnie is Professor of Linguistics and Faculty Director in the Graduate College at the University of Arizona. He specializes in generative syntactic theory with an emphasis on constituency, VSO languages, copular constructions and Celtic languages. He is the author of numerous other publications, including Irish Nouns (2008), Constituent... more...

  • Syntaxby Andrew Carnie

    Wiley 2012; US$ 52.95

    “Deeply informed, lucid and careful, this revision of the outstanding original carries the student from core concepts to topics at the borders of inquiry.  A most valuable contribution.” – Noam Chomsky, Institute Professor (retired), Dept. of Linguistics and Philosophy, MIT “This truly excellent textbook competently... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 49.99

    This volume contains 12 chapters on the derivation of and the correlates to verb initial word order. The studies cover such widely divergent languages as Irish, Welsh, Scots Gaelic, Old Irish, and Biblical Hebrew. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Syntaxby Andrew Carnie; Dan Siddiqi; Yosuke Sato

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    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 field of syntax from a variety of perspectives, both... more...

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