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Title: The Architecture of Language
Written By: Noam Chomsky
Edited By: Rama Kant Agnihotri
Bibudhendra Narayan Patnaik
Nirmalangshu Mukherji

Noam Chomsky is one of the most widely published and influential thinkers on language and mind. This book consists of an edited transcript of a lecture, delivered at the University of Delhi in January 1996, where Chomsky reflects on the history of the 'generative enterprise' to relate it to some strikingly novel advances in recent grammatical theory.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 019564834X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 108
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