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  • Syntactic Categoriesby Gisa Rauh

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 54.99

    This book offers a systematic account of syntactic categories - the building blocks of sentences and the units of grammatical analysis - and explains their place in different theories of language. It sets out and clarifies the conflicting definitions of competing frameworks which frequently make it hard or impossible to compare grammars. Gisa Rauh... more...

  • Control as Movementby Cedric Boeckx; Norbert Hornstein; Jairo Nunes

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    Presents the main arguments for and against the Movement Theory of Control. more...

  • Introducing Functional Grammarby Geoff Thompson

    Taylor & Francis Ltd 2004; US$ 35.00

    This is an accessible introduction to the most fully developed functional approach to grammar currently available. Now in its second edition, it is closely based on Michael Halliday’s An Introduction to Functional Grammar: Third Edition . more...

  • Woe Is Iby Patricia T. O'Conner

    Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 15.00

    In this new edition of Woe Is I, Patricia T. O?Conner unties the knottiest grammar tangles and displays the same lively humor that has charmed and enlightened grateful readers for years. With new chapters on spelling and punctuation, and fresh insights into the rights, wrongs, and maybes of English grammar and usage, Woe Is I offers down-to-earth explanations... more...

  • What is Morphologyby Mark Aronoff; Kirsten Fudeman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95

    What is Morphology? is a concise and critical introduction to the central ideas of morphology, which has been revised and expanded to include additional material on morphological productivity and the mental lexicon, experimental and computational methods, and new teaching material. Introduces the fundamental aspects of morphology to students with... more...

  • Comparisons and Contrastsby Richard S. Kayne

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 48.99

    Comparisons and Contrasts collects eleven of Richard Kayne's recent articles in theoretical syntax, with an emphasis on comparative syntax, which uses syntactic differences among languages to probe the properties of the human language faculty. Kayne attaches particular importance to uncovering the primitives of syntax/semantics, demonstrating the... more...

  • Narrow Syntax and Phonological Formby Gema Chocano

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 173.00

    ?Scrambling?, the kind of word order variation found in West Germanic languages, has been commonly treated as a phenomenon completely unrelated to North Germanic ?Object Shift?. This book questions this view and defends a unified analysis on the basis of strictly syntactic and phonological evidence. Given that its main conclusions are drawn from German... more...

  • Apposition in Contemporary Englishby Charles F. Meyer

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 38.00

    A detailed discussion of the linguistic relation apposition and its usage in various kinds of speech and writing. more...

  • Functional Sentence Perspective in Written and Spoken Communicationby Jan Firbas

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 48.00

    Jan Firbas discusses the key phenomenon of communicative dynamism. more...

  • Switch-Reference and Discourse Representationby Lesley Stirling

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 67.00

    This book argues that types of anaphoric linkage across clause boundaries cannot be adequately accounted for by Binding Theory, proposing instead an account for them which is formalised in Discourse Representation Theory. more...