Structure, Meaning, and Function
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Syntax by Robert D. Van Valin, Jr.
Book DescriptionThis book is an introduction to syntactic theory and analysis which can be used for both introductory and advanced courses in theoretical syntax. Offering an alternative to the standard generative view of the subject, it deals with the major issues in syntax with which all theories are concerned. It presents syntactic phenomena from a wide range of languages and introduces students to the major typological issues that syntactic theories must address. A generous number of exercises is included, which provide practice with the concepts introduced in the text and in addition expose the student to in-depth analysis of data from many languages. Each chapter contains suggestions for further reading which encompass work from many theoretical perspectives. A separate teaching guide is available.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521499156
(228mm x 152mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 11-Dec-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robert D. Van Valin, Jr.
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Introduction to Syntax, Paperback (April 2001)
Clearly organized and accessible, this comprehensive textbook provides students with a thorough grounding in the analysis of syntactic structure.
Functional Syntax and Universal Grammar, Paperback (September 1984)» View all books by Robert D. Van Valin, Jr.
This book is an important attempt to integrate the study of linguistic form with the study of language use and meaning.
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Author Biography - Robert D. Van Valin, Jr.
Randy LaPolla holds an MA and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA and MA from the State University of New York, Stony Brook. He has previously held positions at the Academia Sinica (1990-1998) and the City University of Hong Kong (1996-2004), and has taught at La Trobe University since 2004.
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