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New and Published Books

  1. Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization

    By Samuel D. Epstein, Hisatsugu Kitahara, T. Daniel Seely

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    This volume presents a series of papers written by Epstein, Kitahara and Seely, each of which explores fundamental linguistic questions and analytical mechanisms proposed in recent minimalist work, specifically concerning recent analyses by Noam Chomsky. The collection includes eight papers by...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. A Unification of Morphology and Syntax

    Investigations into Romance and Albanian Dialects

    By M. Rita Manzini, Leonardo M. Savoia

    This highly original and innovative analysis focuses on the morphosyntax of dialects comprising Italy, Corsica and the Italian and Romansch-speaking areas of Switzerland. The empirical base used in the book includes a wealth of previously unknown or understudied data from a variety of Romansch...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Grammar of Identity

    Intensifiers and Reflexives in Germanic Languages

    By Volker Gast

    English self-forms and related words from other Germanic languages (e.g. Dutch zelf, Swedish själv, etc.) are used in two different functions: as ‘intensifiers’ (e.g. The president himself made the decision) and as markers of reflexivity (John criticized himself). On the basis of a comparative...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Syntax

    4th Edition

    By Maggie Tallerman

    Series: Understanding Language

    Assuming no prior knowledge, Understanding Syntax illustrates the major concepts, categories and terminology associated with the study of cross-linguistic syntax. A theory-neutral and descriptive viewpoint is taken throughout. Starting with an overview of what syntax is, the book moves on to...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Handbook of Syntax

    Edited by Andrew Carnie, Dan Siddiqi, Yosuke Sato

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

    The study of syntax over the last half century has seen a remarkable expansion of the boundaries of human knowledge about the structure of natural language. The Routledge Handbook of Syntax presents a comprehensive survey of the major theoretical and empirical advances in the dynamically evolving...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles

    Volume 2, Syntax (first volume)

    By Otto Jespersen

    Series: Otto Jespersen

    This book was first published in 1954....

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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