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Looking for Textbooks on Linguistic Theories



Date Submitted: 26-Mar-2012
From: Yan Jiang
Subject: Looking for Textbooks on Linguistic Theories
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Notice: We are starting a doctorate programme on applied language studies. I am supposed to teach a new subject called Linguistic Theories. It seems there are not many new and updated textbooks available for post-graduate students. I would like to know if you have any recommendations. The books I read twenty years ago were Geoffrey Sampson's School of Linguistics, Fritz Newmeyer's Linguistic Theories of America, Fred D'Agostino's Chomsky's Systems of Ideas, and Randy Harris' The Linguistics Wars.

Yan JIANG
Faculty of Humanities
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University