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The Grammar of Raising and Control

A Course in Syntactic Argumentation

Wiley, J,
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The Grammar of Raising and Control surveys analyses across arange of theoretical frameworks from Rosenbaum's classic StandardTheory analysis (1967) to current proposals within the MinimalistProgram, and provides readers with a critical understanding ofthese, helping them in the process to develop keen insights intothe strengths and weaknesses of syntactic arguments in general.
* Distills a very successful graduate course in syntax from twoprominent figures in the field, covering analyses from a range oftheoretical frameworks.
* Provides readers with an understanding of the variousperspectives represented in generative syntax, using a particularclass of grammatical constructions as a means of examining theevolution of syntactic theory over the last thirty years.
* Helps students to develop keen insights into the strengths andweaknesses of syntactic arguments.
* Includes excerpts from six important works that allow studentsto familiarize themselves with the original literature while alsoproviding discussion of the theoretical context in which they werewritten.


Titel: The Grammar of Raising and Control
Autoren/Herausgeber: William D. Davies, Stanley Dubinsky
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9780470754726

Seitenzahl: 400
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

William D. Davies is Professor of Linguistics at theUniversity of Iowa and is author of Choctaw Verb Agreement andUniversal Grammar (1986).
Stanley Dubinsky is Associate Professor of Linguistics atthe University of South Carolina. He is co-editor of Objects andOther Subjects: Grammatical Functions, Functional Categories, andConfigurationality (with William D. Davies, 2001). - Newsletter
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