Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

Oxford Handbook of Corpus Phonology

Edited by Jacques Durand, Ulrike Gut, and Gjert Kristoffersen

Offers the first detailed examination of corpus phonology and serves as a practical guide for researchers interested in compiling or using phonological corpora


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

The Languages of the Jews: A Sociolinguistic History

By Bernard Spolsky

A vivid commentary on Jewish survival and Jewish speech communities that will be enjoyed by the general reader, and is essential reading for students and researchers interested in the study of Middle Eastern languages, Jewish studies, and sociolinguistics.


New from Brill!

ad

Indo-European Linguistics

New Open Access journal on Indo-European Linguistics is now available!


Summary Details


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 <rakesh@utkux.utcc.utk.edu>
Richard Badger <rgb3@stir.ac.uk>
Li-chuan Laurie Yen <uclylye@ucl.ac.uk>
Jun Qian <qian@husc.harvard.edu>
Richard C. DeArmond <dearmond@sfu.ca>
Stanley Dubinsky <dubinsky@sc.edu> *
Chad D. Nilep <chad.nilep@asu.edu>
Thomas E. Payne <tpayne@OREGON.UOREGON.EDU>
Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby <jrouhie@pop.uky.edu>.

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_ Blackwell
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
Original Query: Read original query


Back

Sums main page