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
Buy Chomsky's Universal Grammar book by Vivian J. Cook from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(248mm x 170mm x 19mm)
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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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.