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  • Essays in Syntactic Theoryby Samuel David Epstein

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The essays in this important collection explore wide-ranging aspects of the syntax and semantics of human languages. Key topics covered include movement phenomena and the syntax of logical form, methods in generative linguistics and the role of rules vs. principles in syntactic theory. This volume makes a vital contribution to substantive and methodological... more...

  • Three Studies in Locality and Caseby Alexander Grosu

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Syntax of Specifiers and Headsby Hilda J Koopman

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Specifiers and Heads covers such topics as: * interpretation and distribution of pronouns * ECP effects * specifiers and phrase structure * the role and functioning of head movement * the architecture of grammar Each chapter draws syntactic arguments from phenomena in a broad range of languages and brings these to bear on the structure of syntactic... more...

  • Comparative Syntax and Language Acquisitionby Luigi Rizzi

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    In this collection of essays, the author addresses the central issues in syntax theory, comparative syntax and the theoretically conscious study of language acquisition. Key topics are explored, including the properties of null elements and the theory of parameters. Some of the essays presented here have been highly influential in their field, while... more...

  • The Written Language Bias in Linguisticsby Per Linell

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Linguists routinely emphasise the primacy of speech over writing. Yet, most linguists have analysed spoken language, as well as language in general, applying theories and methods that are best suited for written language. Accordingly, there is an extensive 'written language bias' in traditional and present day linguistics and other language sciences.... more...

  • The Syntax-Information Structure Interfaceby Eugenia Casielles-Suárez

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    In the last decade, the notions of topic and focus have come to play an increasingly relevant role in theoretical linguistics. Although these notions are often taken for granted, they are still poorly understood. This study offers a detailed analysis of the precise definitions of these and related terms (theme, topic, background, given information,... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Linguisticsby Philipp Strazny

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 475.00

    Utilizing a historical and international approach, this valuable two-volume resource makes even the more complex linguistic issues understandable for the non-specialized reader. Containing over 500 alphabetically arranged entries and an expansive glossary by a team of international scholars, the Encyclopedia of Linguistics explores the varied perspectives,... more...

  • Causes and Consequences of Word Structureby Jennifer Hay

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Saying, Seeing and Actingby Kenny R. Coventry; Simon C. Garrod

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Our use of spatial prepositions carries an implicit understanding of the functional relationships both between objects themselves and human interaction with those objects. This is the thesis rigorously explicated in Saying, Seeing and Acting. It aims to account not only for our theoretical comprehension of spatial relations but our ability to intercede... more...

  • Writing Systemsby Florian Coulmas

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    This textbook introduces the major writing systems of the world - from cuneiform to English spelling. more...