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Minimalist Syntax: Exploring the Structure of English / Edition 2
     

Minimalist Syntax: Exploring the Structure of English / Edition 2

by Andrew Radford
 

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ISBN-10: 052154274X

ISBN-13: 2900521542745

Pub. Date: 03/31/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Andrew Radford's latest textbook provides a concise, accessible introduction to current work in syntactic theory, drawing on the key concepts of Chomsky's Minimalist Program. Assuming little or no prior knowledge of syntactic theory, Radford leads students through a diverse range of topics in English syntax. Each chapter contains a workbook section, in which

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Andrew Radford's latest textbook provides a concise, accessible introduction to current work in syntactic theory, drawing on the key concepts of Chomsky's Minimalist Program. Assuming little or no prior knowledge of syntactic theory, Radford leads students through a diverse range of topics in English syntax. Each chapter contains a workbook section, in which students are encouraged to make their own analysis of English phrases and sentences through exercises, model answers, and "helpful hints". There is also an extensive glossary of terms.

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ISBN-13:
2900521542745
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2004
Series:
Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
526

Table of Contents

1. Principles, parameters and universal grammar; 2. Categories and features; 3. Syntactic structure and merger; 4. Null constituents; 5. Head movement; 6. Wh-movement; 7. A-movement; 8. Case, agreement and movement; 9. Split projections; 10. Phases.

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