Ideology and Linguistic Theory
Noam Chomsky and the Deep Structure Debates
Routledge – 1996 – 200 pages
Series: History of Linguistic Thought
In Ideology and Linguistic Theory Geoffrey Huck and John Goldsmith provide a revisionist account of the development of ideas about semantics in modern theories of language, focusing particularly on Chomsky's very public rift with the Generative Semanticists about the concept of Deep Structure.
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