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Concise encyclopedia of syntactic theories

Concise encyclopedia of syntactic theories

Author: E K Brown; J E Miller
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Pergamon, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Syntactic description and theoretical syntax are central concerns in linguistics. For thirty years, the search for a single formal model of syntax has been the central task in the field; many theories have been proposed, some discarded, none universally adopted, and the problem continues to challenge linguists. This collection gives a full and fascinating picture of the evolution of linguists' attempts to wrestle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch (Fachlexikon)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: E K Brown; J E Miller
ISBN: 0080427111 9780080427119
OCLC Number: 35145882
Description: xxxv, 459 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: American structuralism / John G. Fought --
Applicational grammar / Jim Miller --
Autolexical syntax / Jerrold M. Saddock --
Case Grammar / Mark Steedman --
Chomsky and pragmatics / A. Kasher --
Chomsky's philosophy of language / F.J. Newmeyer --
Cognitive grammar / Ronald W. Langacker --
Constituent structure / P. Jacobson --
Construction grammar / Adele E. Goldberg --
Dependency grammar / N.M. Fraser --
Descriptive grammar and formal grammar / F. Stuurman --
Firth and the London School / F.R. Palmer --
Functional grammar / Simon C. Dik --
Functional grammar : Martinet's model / André Martinet --
Functional relations / R.D. van Valin, Jr. --
Functionalism, axiomatic / S.G.J Hervey --
Gererative grammar : principles and parameters / R. Freidin --
Generative grammar : the minimalist program / Martin Atkinson --
Generative grammar : transformational grammar / Stephen J. Harlow --
Generative semintics / James D. McCawley --
Glossematics (Hjelmslev) / Erik C. Fudge --
Grammatical unites / R.E. Longacre --
Grammaticalization and lexicalization / Elizabeth C. Traugott --
Greenberg universals / B.G. Hewitt --
Head-driven phrase structure grammar / Richard P. Cooper --
Iconicity / J. Haiman --
Information structure / W.A. Foley --
Language acquisition : formal models and learnability theory / Martin Atkinson --
Language acquisition : grammar / H. Tager-Flusberg --
Lexical functional grammar / C. Neidle --
Lexicase / Stanley Starosta --
Lexicon in formal grammar / R.L. Humphreys --
Lexicon grammar / Maurice Gross --
New developments in lexical functional grammar / Louisa Sadler --
Prague School syntax and semantics / Eva Hajičová --
Relational grammar / B. Blake --
Role and reference grammar / Robert D. van Valin, Jr. --
Stratificational grammar / David C. Bennett --
Syntax and phonology / Arnold M. Zwicky --
Syntax and progmatics / R. Carston --
Syntax and semantics / P.A.M. Seuren --
Systemic functional grammar / M.A.K. Halliday --
Tagmemics / Linda K. Jones --
Topic, focus and word order / Rosanna Sornicola --
Typological and areal issus in grammar / L. Campbell --
Typology and grammar / W. Croft --
Typology and word order change / K. Burridge --
Universals of language / J.R. Payne --
Valency and valency grammar / David J. Allerton --
Word grammar / R.A. Hudson --
Word order and linearization / A. Siewierska --
X-bar Syntax / R. Cann.
Responsibility: edited by Keith Brown and Jim Miller.

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Syntactic description and theoretical syntax are central concerns in linguistics. This book includes articles on major syntactic theories. It gives a picture of the evolution of linguists' attempts  Read more...
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