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Routledge Leading Linguists

Series Editor: Carlos Otero

The books in this series, Routledge Leading Linguists, draw together some of the seminal essays from the most important linguists of the last decades. Each book covers one scholar, making the best of his or her work readily accessible and available in one place for the first time.

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1-10 of 21 results in Routledge Leading Linguists
  1. Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphology

    By Edwin Williams

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphology presents a theory of the architecture of the human linguistic system that differs from all current theories on four key points. First, the theory rests on a modular separation of word syntax from phrasal syntax, where word syntax corresponds roughly to...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. On Shell Structure

    By Richard K. Larson

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    This volume collects together core papers by Richard K. Larson developing what has since come to be known as the "VP Shell" or "Split VP" analysis of sentential structure. The volume includes five previously published papers together with two major unpublished works from the same period: "Light...

    Published February 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Pronouns, Presuppositions, and Hierarchies

    The Work of Eloise Jelinek in Context

    Edited by Andrew Carnie, Heidi Harley

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    Eloise Jelinek was a leading authority on syntactic and semantic theory, information structure, and several Native American languages (including Lummi, Yaqui, and Navajo). She was one of the very first generative linguists who brought the theoretical implications of the properties of typologically...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Theoretical Comparative Syntax

    Studies in Macroparameters

    By Naoki Fukui

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    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,...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Primitive Elements of Grammatical Theory

    Papers by Jean-Roger Vergnaud and His Collaborators

    Edited by Katherine McKinney-Bock, Maria Luisa Zubizarreta

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    This book is a compilation of manuscripts and publications from 2001-2010 by Jean-Roger Vergnaud, in collaboration with colleagues and students. This work is guided by the scientific belief that broader mathematical principles should guide linguistic inquiry, as they guide classical biology and...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Between Syntax and Semantics

    By C.T. James Huang

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    This indispensable volume contains articles that represent the best of Huang's work on the syntax-semantics interface over the last two decades. It includes three general topics: (a) questions, indefinites and quantification, (b) anaphora, (c) lexical structure and the syntax of events....

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Structures and Strategies

    By Adriana Belletti

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    Following crucial insights on the functional structure of the clause and recent developments within the cartographic projects and minimalism, this book addresses various central themes in Italian and Romance syntax ranging from verb syntax and the syntax of verb-related phenomena of agreement and...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Typological Studies

    Word Order and Relative Clauses

    By Guglielmo Cinque

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    In this book, Cinque takes a generative perspective on typological questions relating to word order and to the syntax of relative clauses. In particular, Cinque looks at: the position of the Head vis à vis the relative clause in relation to the position of the verb vis à vis his object; a general...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Equilibrium of Human Syntax

    Symmetries in the Brain

    By Andrea Moro

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    This book assembles a collection of papers in two different domains: formal syntax and neurolinguistics. Here Moro provides evidence that the two fields are becoming more and more interconnected and that the new fascinating empirical questions and results in the latter field cannot be obtained...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Syntax of Specifiers and Heads

    Collected Essays of Hilda J. Koopman

    By Hilda J Koopman

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    Specifiers and Heads covers such topics as: * interpretation and distribution of pronouns * ECP effects * specifiers and phrase structure * the role and functioning of head movement * the architecture of grammar Each chapter draws syntactic arguments from phenomena in a broad range of languages and...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Case, Argument Structure, and Word Order
    By Shigeru Miyagawa
    To Be Published February 1st 2015
  2. Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization
    By Samuel D. Epstein, Hisatsugu Kitahara, T. Daniel Seely
    To Be Published March 22nd 2015

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