Introduction to government and binding theory. Liliane Haegeman Published in in Oxford by Blackwell. Services. Reference details. SellsPeter, Lectures on contemporary syntactic theories: an introduction to Government-Binding Theory, Generalized Phrase Structure Grammar, and. Liliane Haegeman, Introduction to Government and Binding theory. Oxford & Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell, Pp. xix + – Volume

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Aspects of the Syntax of Germanic Languages Carnie’s book makes a better introduction. Yet this book is the best and “the most authoritative introduction to the Principles and Parameters approach to syntactic theory”. May 16, Bill rated it liked it Recommends it jaegeman The book requires hard effort and extensive reading. So I wouldn’t and couldn’t say that I understood it all.

Ashwini Singh rated it it was amazing May 27, Anna Mcnay haegwman it liked it Sep 14, The copious exercises have been revised to increase potential for creativty and flexibility of approach. Table of contents Introduction – the Chomskyan perspective on language study; the lexicon and sentence structure; phrase structure; case theory; introduction and overview; non-overt categories – PRO and control; transformations – NP-movement; WH-movement; an inventory of empty categories; logical form and phonetic form; barriers – an introduction aspects of the syntax of Germanic languages; Romance languages.

The first four chapters discuss the distribution of overt material, chiefly noun phrases.


The Best Books of Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 40mm 1, Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Published June 8th by Wiley-Blackwell first published Logical Form and Phonetic Form Want to Read saving…. While the discussion focuses on the syntax of English, the approach throughout is comparative, and the book concludes with chapters showing how GB theory can be applied to the study of Germanic and Romance languages.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Plus it’s now a bit outdated, though it’s still very good for diving into the general logic behind the generative grammar research and some data patterns. This new edition has been extensively updated throughout. It’s not fun and teory not pretty, but this is a coherent and generally well done account of government and binding theory for those who already have some background.

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The Lexicon and Sentence Structure 2. As the author says: It presents the theory The Haegean and Binding [GB] Theory and presents arguments in favor of its formulation in this way. Andrew Radford or his Transformational Grammar: Since its first publication in Liliane Haegeman’s Introduction to Government and Binding Theory has become established as the most authoritative introduction to the Principles and Parameters approach to syntactic theory.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Jul 12, Lucie rated it really liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. Chomsky’s and those suggested in footnotes.


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The pace is fairly crisp. Looking for beautiful books? Feb 03, Alan rated it really liked it. Perrin rated it haefeman liked it Aug 08, Rachel Schirra rated it it was ok May 16, To ask other readers questions about Introduction to Government and Binding Theoryplease sign up. Of course, other books would present this, but to build the whole book on an assumption without justifying it or even referring to books presenting justifications seemed harsh for me; I am going haegemsn learn a theory and study all this book because of a claim.

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