Grammatical Relations

Grammatical Relations

by Patrick Farrell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199264023

ISBN-13: 9780199264025

Pub. Date: 10/20/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Patrick Farrell shows how grammatical relations are characterized in competing theories of grammar and reveals the different theories' merits and limitations. He compares mainstream generative-transformational theory with formalist and functionalist approaches, showing points of convergence and divergence. This is an ideal introduction to the field for graduate

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Overview

Patrick Farrell shows how grammatical relations are characterized in competing theories of grammar and reveals the different theories' merits and limitations. He compares mainstream generative-transformational theory with formalist and functionalist approaches, showing points of convergence and divergence. This is an ideal introduction to the field for graduate students and will be a useful reference for theoretical syntacticians of all persuasions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199264025
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/20/2005
Series:
Oxford Surveys in Syntax & Morphology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Grammatical Relations Across Languages
3. Relational Grammar
4. Role and Reference Grammar
5. Transformational Grammar
References
Index

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