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  • Parameters and Functional Headsby Adriana Belletti; Luigi Rizzi

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 54.99

    This collection of linguistic essays examines functional heads using the "principles and parameters" approach. The main focus is on the general theory of head movement, the properties of derived structures and their parametrization. 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$ 145.95

    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$ 44.00

    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

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

  • Phonetic Interpretationby John Local; Richard Ogden; Rosalind Temple

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 40.00

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

  • Routledge Dictionary of Language and Linguisticsby Hadumod Bussmann; Kerstin Kazzazi; Gregory Trauth

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 99.95

    The Routledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics is a unique reference work for students and teachers of linguistics. The highly regarded second edition of the Lexikon der Sprachwissenschaft by Hadumod Bussmann has been specifically adapted by a team of over thirty specialist linguists to form the most comprehensive and up-to-date work of its... more...

  • Theoretical Comparative Syntaxby Naoki Fukui

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    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...