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  • Fragmentsby Shalom Lappin; Elabbas Benmamoun

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 134.99

    A collection of essays on ellipsis and the related syntactic phenomena of conjunction and gapping. The papers address different perspectives and examine cross-linguistic aspects of ellipsis by comparing possibilities for a given type of elided structure in several languages. more...

  • Parameters and Universalsby Richard S. Kayne

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 74.99

    A collection of essays on comparative syntax by distinguished linguist Richard Kayne. The papers cover issues of comparative syntax as they are applied to French, Italian, and other Romance languages and dialects, together forming a cohesive text that aims to be of value to scholars and students. more...

  • Linguistic Universalsby Ricardo Mairal; Juana Gil

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 40.00

    An overview of how linguists have accounted for 'linguistic universals', the properties that all languages have in common. more...

  • Markednessby Paul de Lacy

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 42.00

    Presents a theory of 'markedness', the way in which languages demonstrate bias towards particular sounds. more...

  • Subjects and Universal Grammarby Yehuda N. Falk

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 36.00

    Examines the 'subject' of a sentence, and how it displays similarities across typologically different languages. more...

  • Functional Structure in DP and IPby Guglielmo Cinque

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 58.99

    This major collective research project in generative grammar provides a systematic and empirical look at the various functional heads found in the sentence and in other phrases in a variety of world languages. Guglielmo Cinque presents the first results of a long term research project funded by the Italian Government. more...

  • Literacy and the Politics of Writingby Albertine Gaur

    Intellect 2000; US$ 10.00

    With the growth of modern information technology, it is time to re-examine the concept and purpose of writing, and question the long cherished idea that the alphabet stands at the apex of a hierarchy towards which all 'proper' forms of writing must necessarily progress. This beautifully illustrated book shows that the primary purpose of writing is... more...

  • Descriptive Teacher Notesby Laurel And Associates

    Saddleback Publishing 2005; US$ 8.95

    Writing 4 consists of 4 Worktexts and 4 Teacher's Notes- designed for writing practice with incremental teaching methods, basic grammar review pages and real-world themes. more...

  • Perspectives on Aspectby Henk Verkuyl; Henriette De Swart; Angeliek Van Hout

    Springer 2006; US$ 89.99

    Offers a retrospective view on the research on aspectuality and temporality, and fresh perspectives on the development of the field. This book contains overviews of the development of the field, suggesting fresh lines of research. It provides information on typological variation, and the relevance of empirical data for theory formation. more...

  • Handbook of Word-Formationby

    Springer 2006; US$ 99.00

    This is the most comprehensive book to date on word formation in terms of scope of topics, schools and theoretical positions. All contributions were written by the leading scholars in their respective areas. more...