The Syntactic Phenomena of English
2nd Revised edition
By (author) James D. McCawley
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Syntactic Phenomena of English by James D. McCawley
Book DescriptionThis second edition of James D. McCawley's classic textbook offers in one volume a complete course in the syntactic structure of English. New to this edition are sections on appositive constructions, parasitic gaps, contrastive negation, and comparative conditional sentences, as well as expanded coverage of cleft sentences and free relatives. The presentation is coherent, comprehensive, and systematically organized, beginning with an overview of McCawley's approach to syntactic analysis and progressing through the major constructions and processes of English grammar. No prior special knowledge of syntax is presupposed, and the number and variety of exercises after each chapter have been increased.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226556291
(230mm x 155mm x 38mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 9-Apr-1998
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - James D. McCawley
James D. McCawley is the Andrew MacLeish Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Far Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. He is the author of several books, including "Adverbs, Vowels and Other Objects of Wonder" and "Everything that Linguists Have Always Wanted to Know About Logic," both published by the University of Chicago Press.
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