Syntax: A Generative Introduction (Introducing Linguistics #16) (Paperback)

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This is book number 16 in the Introducing Linguistics series.


Description


Andrew Carnie's bestselling textbook on syntax has guided thousands of students through the discipline of theoretical syntax; retaining its popularity due to its combination of straightforward language, comprehensive coverage, and numerous exercises. In this third edition, topics have been updated, new exercises added, and the online resources have been expanded.
  • Supported by expanded online student and instructor resources, including extra chapters on HPSG, LFG and time-saving materials for lecturers, including problem sets, PowerPoint slides, and an instructors' manual
  • Features new chapters on ellipsis, auxiliaries, and non-configurational languages
  • Covers topics including phrase structure, the lexicon, Case theory, movement, covert movement, locality conditions, VP shells, and control
  • Accompanied by a new optional workbook, available separately, of sample problem sets which are designed to give students greater experience of analyzing syntactic structure

About the Author


Andrew Carnie is Professor of Linguistics and Faculty Director in the Graduate College at the University of Arizona. He specializes in generative syntactic theory with an emphasis on constituency, VSO languages, copular constructions and Celtic languages. He is the author of numerous other publications, including Irish Nouns (2008), Constituent Structure (2010), Formal Approaches to Celtic Linguistics (2011), Modern Syntax (2011), and The Syntax Workbook: A Companion to Carnie's Syntax (2012).


Product Details
ISBN: 9780470655313
ISBN-10: 0470655313
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: August 28th, 2012
Pages: 544
Language: English
Series: Introducing Linguistics