LINGUIST List 13.3083

Mon Nov 25 2002

Books: Syntax: Poole

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Message 1: Syntactic Theory

Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2002 11:44:42 +0000
From: f.kennedy <f.kennedypalgrave.com>
Subject: Syntactic Theory


		
Title: Syntactic Theory
			
Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
 http://www.palgrave.com

Author: Geoffrey Poole 

Hardback: ISBN: 033377096X, Pages: 336, Price: $55.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0333770978, Pages: 336, Price: $18.99
			
Abstract:
			
Syntactic Theory emphasises theory-building and hypothesis-testing as
it develops and motivates Chomsky's Principles and Parameters
framework. The initial chapters guide the student through introductory
topics such as X'-Theory, Transformations and elementary Binding
Theory. For students needing a bridge to the primary literature later
chapters cover more advanced topics which form the core empirical
background to Chomsky's Minimalist Program. In-text exercises engage
the student at every stage of the theory-development process and every
chapter concludes with an 'Open Issue' to encourage further
exploration of the chapter's topic.

CONTENTS:

Introduction -Phrase Structure -Functional Categories -Theta-Theory
and Case Theory -Introduction to Binding Theory -Movement and Chains
-Logical Form -The Binding Theory and Empty Categories -The Empty
Category Principle -Verb Raising and the Analysis of Inflection
-References -Index

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

GEOFFREY POOLE is Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of
Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He received his PhD in Linguistics from Harvard
University in1996. He is the author of various articles on phrase
structure and conditions on movement.

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