Syntax: a generative introduction / Andrew Carnie Carnie, Andrew, of students through the discipline of theoretical syntax; retaining its popularity due to . Andrew Carnie’s bestselling textbook on syntax has guidedthousands of students through the discipline of theoretical syntax;retaining its. Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction.

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Syntax: A Generative Introduction, 3rd Edition

Robin Lee Clark – – Routledge. Includes new and extended problem sets in every chapter, all of which have been annotated for level and skill type Features three new chapters on advanced topics including vP shells, object shells, control, gapping and ellipsis and an additional chapter on advanced topics in binding Offers a brief survey of both Lexical-Functional Grammar and Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar Succeeds in strengthening the reader’s foundational knowledge, and prepares them for more advanced study Supported by an instructor’s manual and online resources for students and instructors, available at www.

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Bar-level Projections 2. And those theorists other than Chomsky should not be excluded. Jacobson – – Garland. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

As the topics get more involved, it could use a bit more explanation, but it’s still more clearly written than any other Syntax book I’ve seen. Carnie did an excellent job writing this syntax book. Mar 25, Katie rated it really liked it Recommends it for: How can I read it introducyion


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English Choose a language for shopping. Write a customer review. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. For those who want to focus on more serious and recent studies in the Generative enterprise, please refer to Radford’s sybtax. This entry has no external links.

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Also, one of the things I admired in the book, which I always I admire, is the recommendations or suggested readings section. Demonstratives Without Rigidity or Ambiguity.

Sign in to use jntroduction feature. An extensively updated new syntsx of the bestselling introduction to theoretical syntax. Denise Meares rated it it was amazing Sep 30, The Government-Binding Approach and Andrew Radford ‘s books, having myself read the first and benefited much from the latter’s books. It is very clear, resourceful, and easy to follow.

Includes new and extended problem sets in every chapter, all of which ha Building on the syntaax of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the major issues in Principles and Parameters syntactic theory, including phrase structure, the lexicon, case theory, movement, and locality conditions.

The Distribution of Pronouns 5. Clear statements for beginners like me.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Needless to say, this book has done wonders for me. If you’re a dewey-eyed, impressionable undergraduate with a budding passion for syntax and an unquestioning belief in anything Chomsky says, you might find this book a good place to start. Might be a good read for those new to linguistics – the first few chapters deal with broader issues like the question of innateness of Language, acquisition vs learning, speech parts, etc.


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Tying Up a Loose End 7. If you have the option to use another textbook, do so.

Jun 24, Heather rated it liked it Shelves: A Guide to Understanding Language. Introdution and Non-configurationality 4. Brown – – Hutchinson. However, except for the unripened hurried approach to the Minimalist Program, the baseline GB matters are clearly spelt out, which I always recommend the textbook to anyone interested in syntax.

The Minimal Link Condition 5. Carnie’s style is great: I especially detested that I had to start I love linguistics and books about linguistics, but this book just didn’t cut it.

You’ll constantly be told to forget what you had just learned i. Apr 03, Aleeh Urie rated it liked it Shelves: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I used it for a linguistics course and it did the cafnie you’d expect.