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Query:   textbooks for intro syntax and semantics
Author:  lijeni lijeni
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Linguistic Theories
Semantics
Syntax

Summary:   A FEW WEEKS AGO, I SENT OUT A MAIL TO ASK FOR SUGGESTIONS ON
TEXTBOOKS FOR INTRO SYNTAX AND SEMANTICS. I'VE RECEIVED QUITE A FEW
SUGGESTIONS. HERE I WOULD LIKE TO THANK THOSE WHO TOOK TIME TO GIVE
ME SUGGESTIONS, AS LISTED IN THE FOLLOWING. THE BOOKS SUGGESTED ARE
ALSO SUMMARIZED BELOW.

PEOPLE I WOULD LIKE TO THANK:
RAKESH BHATT
RICHARD BADGER
LI-CHUAN LAURIE YEN
JUN QIAN
RICHARD C. DEARMOND
STANLEY DUBINSKY *
CHAD D. NILEP
THOMAS E. PAYNE
JEANMARIE ROUHIER-WILLOUGHBY .

BOOKS FOR SYNTAX:
ENGLISH SYNTAX: A GRAMMAR FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFESSIONALS, BY
RODERICK A. JACOBS., OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS.
RADFORD'S BOOK DESCRIBING MORPHOSYNTAX: A GUIDE FOR FIELD LINGUISTS,
CAMBRIDGE
THOMAS L (199) _BEGINNING SYNTAX_ BLACKKWELL
BLOOR, M & BLOOR T (1995) _THE FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH_ ARNOLD
(A HALLIDAYAN VIEW)
FABB, N. (1994) SENTENCE STRUCUTRE ROUTLEDGE
NAPOLI, DONNA JO. 1993. SYNTAX: THEORY AND PROBLEMS. OXFORD U
PRESS. ISBN: 0-19-507946-9
CULICOVER, PETER. 1997. PRINCIPLES AND PARAMETERS: AN INTRODUCTION
TO SYNTACTIC THEORY. OXFORD U PRESS. ISBN: 0-19-870014-8
CHOMSKY'S UNIVERSAL GRAMMAR: AN INTRODUCTION; BY VIVIAN J. COOK AND
MARK NEWSON, SECOND ED. (BLACKWELL: 1996).
GRAMMAR AND MEANING_ BY HOWARD JACKSON (LONGMAN: 1990).
IAN ROBERTS' COMPARATIVE SYNTAX (1996),
L. HAEGEMAN'S BOOK, NEW EDITION

BOOKS FOR SEMANTICS:
SEMANTICS: A COURSEBOOK, BY HURFORD AND HEASLEY, CAMBRIDGE UNIV.
PRESS, 1983 (LATEST EDITION FROM 1994) ISBN 0-521-28949-1.
SEMANTICS, BY PALMER, CAMBRIDGE U. PRESS, 1976. ISBN 0-521-28376-0.
LYONS' NEW BOOK, LINGUISTIC SEMANTICS, CAMBRIDGE.
CHIERCHIA & MCCONNELL-GINET FOR FORMAL SEMANTICS.
CANN'S NEW TEXT (CAMBRIDGE)

LL Issue: 8.756
Date Posted: 20-May-1997
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