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Query:   Introductory syntax
Author:  Nkonko Kamwangamalu
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Syntax

Summary:   DEAR EVERYONE

LAST DECEMBER I POSTED A REQUEST ON THE LIST FOR SUGGESTIONS ON AN
ACCESSIBLE INTRODUCTORY SYNTAX TEXTBOOK. I WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE
LIST FOR MAKING IT POSSIBLE FOR ME TO UNKNOWINGLY KILL TWO BIRDS WITH
ONE STONE: I HAVE NOT ONLY RECEIVED VERY USEFUL SUGGESTIONS, FOR WHICH
I AM GRATEFUL, BUT I HAVE ALSO RENEWED CONTACTS WITH FORMER UNIVERSITY
OF ILLINOIS CLASSMATES WHO FOR THE PAST 10 YEARS DIDN'T KNOW WHERE I
WAS. MANY THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING FOR RESPONDING TO MY CALL FOR
ASSISTANCE. SORRY IF I HAVE INADVERTENTLY LEFT OUT A NAME.

KATHLEEN WARD
DOROTHEA KIEFER
ALAN SMITH
JAMES YOON
JASON PONTIUS
HIDEKAZU SUZUKI
CHARLES T SCOTT
CARL MILLS
JAMES F. BISSO
RODERICK A. JACOBS
MICHAEL NEWMAN
IAN CROOKSTON
BILLY CLARK
JULIO FELIX-BRADSDERFER
IVAN BIRKS

THE TEXTBOOKS THAT HAVE BEEN RECOMMENDED ARE LISTED BELOW, WITH INN
PARENTHESES THE NUMBER OF LINGUISTS WHO HAVE RECOMMENDED THEM.

C. L. BAKER. 1988/95. ENGLISH SYNTAX. MIT PRESS (2)
J. MCCAWLEY.1988. THE SYNTACTIC PHENOMENA OF ENGLISH. UNIVERSITY OF
CHICAGO PRESS (1).
R. FREIDIN. 1992. FOUNDATIONS OF GENERATIVE SYNTAX. MIT PRESS. (1)
N. BURTON-ROBERTS. 1988. ANALYZING SENTENCES. LONGMAN (2)
J.A. RODERICK. 1995. ENGLISH SYNTAX. NY: OUP (2).
N. FABB. 1994. SENTENCE STRUCTURE. ROUTLEDGE (3)
R. WARDHAUGH. 1996. UNDERSTANDING ENGLISH GRAMMAR. BLACKWELL. (1)
E K BROWN AND J MILLER. 1991. SYNTAX: A LINGUISTIC INTRODUCTION TO
SENTENCE STRUCTURE. HARPER COLLINS (1)
L. HAEGEMAN. 1994. INTRODUCTION TO GOVERNMENT AND BINDING THEORY.
OXFORD: BLACKWELL. (2)
N CHOMSKY. 1996. UNIVERSAL GRAMMAR. OXFORD: BLACKWELL (1)

ONCE AGAIN, THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR ASSISTANCE.

NKONKO M KAMWANGAMALU
DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS
UNIVERSITY OF NATAL
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA.
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NKONKO KAMWANGAMALU
DEPT OF LINGUISTICS PHONE +27 (0)31 260 1123
UNIVERSITY OF NATAL
PRIVATE BAG X10 HTTP://WWW.UND.AC.ZA/LING/KAMWANGA.HTML
DALBRIDGE 4014
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LL Issue: 8.79
Date Posted: 22-Jan-1997
Original Query: Read original query