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  1. Coleman, Sarah, Syntax: A Generative Introduction

Message 1: Syntax: A Generative Introduction

Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 10:02:35 -0500
From: Coleman, Sarah <scolemanblackwellpub.com>
Subject: Syntax: A Generative Introduction

NEW TITLE FROM BLACKWELL PUBLISHING 

Syntax: A Generative Introduction
Andrew Carnie, University of Arizona

This book provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the
major issues in syntactic theory, including phrase structure, the
lexicon, case theory, movement, and locality conditions.
Written primarily in the Principles and Parameters framework, the text
also includes an introduction to Minimalism and gives a brief survey
of both Lexical-Functional Grammar and Head-Driven Phrase Structure
Grammar. It contains numerous exercises, including foreign language
problem sets, designed both to cement foundational knowledge and to
take the student to the next level. The balanced presentation guides
the student through complicated analyses, pointing out common mistakes
and how to avoid them. Syntax provides a thorough grounding in all
areas of generative syntax and prepares the reader for more advanced
study. It is supported by an instructor's manual and online resources
for students and instructors:
http://www.blackwellpublishers.co.uk/carnie

Contents:

Part I: Preliminaries:
1. Generative grammar:
2. Fundamentals: Rules, Trees, and Parts of Speech:
3. Structural Relations:
4. Binding Theory:

Part II: The Base:
5. X-bar Theory:
6. Extending the Proposal: TP, CP, and DP:
7. Constraining X-bar Theory: Theta Roles and the Lexicon:

Part III: Transformations:
8. Head to Head Movement:
9. NP/DP Movement:
10. Raising, Control, and Empty Categories:
11. Wh-movement:
12. Towards Minimalism:

Part IV: Alternatives:
13. Alternative Approaches: Lexical-Functional Grammar:
14. Alternative Approaches: Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar:

HB: 0-631-22543-9 $69.95/�55
PB: 0-631-22544-7 $34.95/�16.99
408 pp / December 2001

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Thursday, January 17, 2002