Chomsky's Universal Grammar
An Introduction 3rd Revised edition
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Chomsky's Universal Grammar by Vivian J. Cook
Book DescriptionThe 3rd edition of Chomsky's Universal Grammar introduces the reader to Noam Chomsky's theory of language by setting the specifics of syntactic analysis in the framework of his general ideas. * Updated and revised to include a broader range of issues and discussion topics * Traces the development of Chomsky's thinking and of the Minimalist Program since 1995, providing a new picture of this current model of syntactic theory * Introduces both the general concepts of the theory of Universal Grammar and the main areas of syntax such as X-bar theory, movement and government/binding theory * Includes discussion topics, exercises, and suggestions for further readings in each chapter
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405111867
(266mm x 190mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Vivian J. Cook
V. J. Cook is Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He is author of numerous books, including Accomodating Brocolli in the Cemetary: Or Why Can't Anybody Spell? (2004) and The English Writing System (2004). Mark Newson is Reader in the Department of English Linguistics at Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary.
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