An Historical Perspective
Published July 3rd 1997 by Routledge – 232 pages
Series: History of Linguistic Thought
Written by one of America's most prominent linguists the essays in Generative Linguistics provide a challenging reappraisal of the 'Chomskyan Revolution' - the implications of which are being debated some three decades on.
Frederick J. Newmeyer is the author of four books on syntactic theory and the history of linguistics. He has recently completed a 5-year term as Secretary-Treasurer of the Linguistic Society of America and is currently Associate Editor of the journal Natural Language and Linguistic Theory. He has taught at the University of Washington, Seattle, since 1969.