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  • Semantics, Culture, and Cognitionby Anna Wierzbicka

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 87.99 US$ 75.67

    Not everything that can be said in one language can be said in another. The lexicons of different languages seem to suggest different conceptual universes. Investigating cultures from a universal, language-independent perspective, this book rejects analytical tools derived from the English language and Anglo culture and proposes instead a "natural... more...

  • The Syntax-Morphology Interfaceby Matthew Baerman; Dunstan Brown; Greville G. Corbett

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    This pioneering book provides a full-length study of inflectional syncretism, presenting a typology of its occurrence across a wide range of languages. more...

  • Parameters and Functional Headsby Adriana Belletti; Luigi Rizzi

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    The essays collected in this volume, most previously unpublished, address a number of closely interconnected issues raised by the comparative syntax of functional heads within the Principles-and-Parameters approach. The general theory of head movement, the properties of derived structures created by incorporation, and the parameterization involved... more...

  • Derivationsby Juan Uriagereka

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Derivations draws together some of the most influential work of one of the world's leading syntactitians, Juan Uriagekera. These essays provide several empirical analyses and technical solutions within the Minimalist Program. The book persues a naturalistic take on Minimalism, explicitly connecting a variety of linguistic principles and conditions... more...

  • Thinking Syntacticallyby Liliane Haegeman

    Wiley 2009; US$ 150.95 US$ 130.82

    Thinking Syntactically: A Guide to Argumentation and Analysis is a textbook designed to teach introductory students the skills of relating data to theory and theory to data. Helps students develop their thinking and argumentation skills rather than merely introducing them to one particular version of syntactic theory. Structured around... more...

  • Towards an Elegant Syntaxby Michael Brody

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This collection of essays, written between 1980 and 2001, places the search for theoretical elegance at centre stage. The author shows that although the conceptual difference between 'elegance' and the minimalist search for 'perfection' may appear to be subtle, its consequences are in fact wide ranging and radical. These considerations lead to a markedly... more...

  • Exploring the Syntax-Semantics Interfaceby Robert D. van Jr. Valin

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    This book looks at how syntax, semantics and pragmatics interact in different ways across human languages. more...

  • Mental Spaces in Grammarby Barbara Dancygier; Eve Sweetser

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    In this pioneering new study, Barbara Dancygier and Eve Sweetser offer a new descriptive framework for the study of conditionality more...

  • Syntax and Semantics of Prepositionsby Patrick Saint-Dizier

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 89.99

    A great deal of attention has been devoted in the past ten years in the lingu- tic and computational linguistics communities to the syntax and the semantics of nouns, verbs and also, but to a lesser extent, to adjectives. Related p- nomena such as quanti?cation or tense and aspect have motivated a number of in-depth studies and projects. In contrast,... more...

  • Phonetic Interpretationby John Local; Richard Ogden; Rosalind Temple

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    Presents innovative work by major figures in the fields of phonetics, phonology and speech perception. more...