The Grammar of Raising and Control
A Course in Syntactic Argumentation
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Grammar of Raising and Control by W.D. Davies
Book Description"The Grammar of Raising and Control" surveys analyses across a range of theoretical frameworks from Rosenbaum's classic "Standard Theory" analysis (1967) to current proposals within the Minimalist Program, and provides readers with a critical understanding of these, helping them in the process to develop keen insights into the strengths and weaknesses of syntactic arguments in general. This title distills a very successful graduate course in syntax from two prominent figures in the field, covering analyses from a range of theoretical frameworks.It provides readers with an understanding of the various perspectives represented in generative syntax, using a particular class of grammatical constructions as a means of examining the evolution of syntactic theory over the last thirty years. It helps students to develop keen insights into the strengths and weaknesses of syntactic arguments. It includes excerpts from six important works that allow students to familiarize themselves with the original literature while also providing discussion of the theoretical context in which they were written.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631233015
(252mm x 175mm x 33mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Examines analyses across a range of theoretical frameworks from Rosenbaum's classic "Standard Theory" analysis (1967) to the proposals within the Minimalist Program. This title provides readers with an understanding of these, helping them in the process to develop keen insights into the strengths and weaknesses of syntactic arguments in general.
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Author Biography - W.D. Davies
William D. Davies is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Iowa and is author of Choctaw Verb Agreement and Universal Grammar (1986). Stanley Dubinsky is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of South Carolina. He is co-editor of Objects and Other Subjects: Grammatical Functions, Functional Categories, and Configurationality (with William D. Davies, 2001).
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