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LINGUIST List 16.3573

Fri Dec 16 2005

Books: Ling Theories/Syntax: Hornstein, Nunes, Grohmann

Editor for this issue: Megan Zdrojkowski <meganlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Joyce Reid, Understanding Minimalism: Hornstein, Nunes, Grohmann


Message 1: Understanding Minimalism: Hornstein, Nunes, Grohmann
Date: 15-Dec-2005
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcup.org>
Subject: Understanding Minimalism: Hornstein, Nunes, Grohmann


Title: Understanding Minimalism
Series Title: Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics
Published: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Book URL: http://us.cambridge.org/titles/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521824965

Author: Norbert Hornstein
Author: Jairo Nunes
Author: Kleanthes K. Grohmann
Hardback: ISBN: 0521824966 Pages: 296 Price: U.K. £ 45.00
Hardback: ISBN: 0521824966 Pages: 296 Price: U.S. $ 80.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0521531942 Pages: 296 Price: U.K. £ 19.99
Paperback: ISBN: 0521531942 Pages: 296 Price: U.S. $ 34.99
Abstract:

Understanding Minimalism is a state-of-the-art introduction to the
Minimalist Program - the current model of syntactic theory within
generative linguistics. Accessibly written, it presents the basic
principles and techniques of the minimalist program, looking firstly at
analyses within Government and Binding Theory (the Minimalist Program's
predecessor), and gradually introducing minimalist alternatives. Minimalist
models of grammar are presented in a step-by-step fashion, and the ways in
which they contrast with GB analyses are clearly explained. Spanning a
decade of minimalist thinking, this textbook will enable students to
develop a feel for the sorts of questions and problems that minimalism
invites, and to master the techniques of minimalist analysis. Over 100
exercises are provided, encouraging them to put these new skills into
practice. Understanding Minimalism will be an invaluable text for
intermediate and advanced students of syntactic theory, and will set a
solid foundation for further study and research within Chomsky's minimalist
framework.

1. The minimalist project
2. Some architectural issues in a minimalist setting
3. Theta domains
4. Case domains
5. Movement and minimality effects
6. Phrase structure
7. Linearization
8. Binding theory
9. Feature interpretability and feature checking
10. Derivational economy


Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
                            Syntax

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=17648


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Edinburgh University Press http://www.eup.ed.ac.uk/
Elsevier Ltd. http://www.elsevier.com/linguistics
Equinox Publishing Ltd. http://www.equinoxpub.com/
European Language Resources Association http://www.elda.org/sommaire.php
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
Hodder Arnold http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates http://www.erlbaum.com/
Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom.at
MIT Press http://mitpress.mit.edu/
Mouton de Gruyter http://www.mouton-publishers.com
Oxford University Press http://www.oup.com/us
Rodopi http://www.rodopi.nl/
Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com/
Springer http://www.springeronline.com

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Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc. Umass http://glsa.hypermart.net/
International Pragmatics Assoc. http://ipra-www.uia.ac.be/ipra/
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Multilingual Matters http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
Palgrave Macmillan http://www.palgrave.com
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
St. Jerome Publishing Ltd. http://www.stjerome.co.uk
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