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  • Theoretical Comparative Syntaxby Naoki Fukui

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Collected for the first time in a single volume, these essays and articles by Naoki Fukui form an outline of some of the most significant and formative contributions to syntactic theory. Focusing particularly on the typological differences between English/type language and Japanese/type languages, Fukui examines the abstract parameters that both link... more...

  • Syntax and Semantics of Prepositionsby Patrick Saint-Dizier

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 60.55

    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...

  • Personby Anna Siewierska

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 44.00

    This textbook deals with the grammatical category of person, using data from over 700 languages. more...

  • Evolutionary Phonologyby Juliette Blevins

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 46.00

    Explores the nature of sound change in human language over the past 7000?8000 years. more...

  • The Phonology of Tone and Intonationby Carlos Gussenhoven

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 52.00

    This book provides a survey of research into tone and intonation, and how they are integrated into our grammars. more...

  • Phonetically Based Phonologyby Bruce Hayes; Robert Kirchner; Donca Steriade

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 46.00

    This book is a study of phonetically based phonology, investigating the role of phonetics in phonological sound patterns. more...

  • Morphology and Lexical Semanticsby Rochelle Lieber

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 29.00

    Rochelle Lieber discusses the lexical semantics of word formation in a systematic way, allowing the reader to explore the nature of affixal polysemy. more...

  • Parameters and Universalsby Richard S. Kayne

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 87.99

    This is a collection of previously published essays on comparative syntax by the 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 strongly cohesive set that will be valuable to both scholars and students. more...

  • Restructuring and Functional Headsby Guglielmo Cinque

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 59.99

    This volume collects the recent published articles of Guglielmo Cinque of the University of Venice, one of the world's top linguists. The book is divided into two sections, the first on restructuring, a central topic in Romance syntax and with connections to other language groups as well. The second part focuses on the consequences of treating clausal... more...

  • Auxiliariesby Bernd Heine

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 179.99

    Offering a new perspective on auxiliaries in particular and language structure in general, this study argues that language cannot be explained satisfactorily with reference to linguistic variables alone; what is required in addition are extra-linguistic parameters relating to how we perceive the world around us, and how we utilize the linguistic resources... more...