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Description - Chomsky's Universal Grammar by Vivian J. Cook

The 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 Details

ISBN: 9781405111874
ISBN-10: 1405111879
Format: Paperback
(242mm x 178mm x 17mm)
Pages: 336
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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