Essays On Grammatical Theory And Universal Grammar

Author: Doug Arnold
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198248970
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This is a collection of original contributions to grammatical theory by a number of leading linguists: John Anderson, Jim Miller, John Lyons, Steve Pulman, Andrew Radford, Bernard Comrie, R. M. W. Dixon, Greville Corbett, and John Hawkins.

The Handbook Of Linguistics

Author: Mark Aronoff
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405186763
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New York: Columbia University Press. Chomsky, N. (1981). Lectures on
Government and Binding. Dordrecht: Reidel. Comrie, B. (1979). Russian. In T.
Shopen (ed.), Languages and their Status (pp. 91–150). Cambridge, MA:
Winthrop. Comrie, B. (1989). Some general properties of reference-tracking
systems. In D. Arnold, M. Atkinson, J. Durand, C. Grover, and L. Sadler (eds),
Essays on Grammatical Theory and Universal Grammar (pp. 37–51). Oxford:
Clarendon. Comrie, B. (1994).

Performance And Competence In Second Language Acquisition

Author: Gillian Brown
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521558617
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(Reprinted in Lyons, (forthcoming) Semantics, Subjectivity and Localism: Essays
in Linguistic Theory, Vol. II. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.) Lyons, J. (
1981) Language, Meaning and Context. London: Fontana/Collins. (2nd revised
and expanded edition, forthcoming. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.)
Lyons, J. (1989) Semantic ascent: a neglected aspect of syntactic typology. In
Douglas Arnold et al. (eds.), Essays on Grammatical Theory and Universal
Grammar.

The Clause In English

Author: Peter Collins
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 902723048X
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“Semantic Ascent: a Neglected Aspect of Syntactic Typology”. In Essays on
Grammatical Theory and Universal Grammar ed. by D. G. Arnold et al., 153–186.
London: Oxford University Press. Lyons, J. 1991a. Natural Language and
Universal Grammar: Essays in Linguistic Theory, Vol. 1. Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press. Lyons, J. 1991b. “Linguistics and Law: the Legacy of Sir Henry
Maine”. The Victorian Achievement of Henry Maine ed. by A. Diamond.
Cambridge: Cambridge ...

Ergativity

Author: Robert M. W. Dixon
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521448987
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A grammar of Boumaa Fijian. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1988b. '"
Words" in Fijian', pp. 65-71 of Lexicographical and linguistic studies: essays in
honour of G. W. Turner, edited by T. L. Burton and Jill Burton. Cambridge : D. S.
Brewer. 1989. 'Subject and object in universal grammar', pp. 91-118 of Essays on
grammatical theory and universal grammar, edited by D. Arnold, M. Atkinson, J.
Durand, C. Grover and L. Sadler. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 199 la. A new
approach to ...

Natural Language And Universal Grammar Volume 1

Author: John Lyons
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521246965
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Essays in Linguistic Theory John Lyons ... Robins, 1966) is to recognize and
separate three distinct approaches to the question and to assess their validity in
general, or universal', terms. ... Our argument will tend to the conclusion that the
primary categorial' notions of general grammatical theory are those of 'noun', '
predicator' and 'sentence', and that "verb", adjective and adverb (unlike 'noun")
should not be regarded as substantive universals of grammatical theory, but as
complex ...

Grammar Of English Grammars Or Advanced Manual Of English Grammar And Language

Author: Jacob Lowres
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The Royal Universal British Grammar, and Vocabulary ; being a Digestion of the
Entire English Language into Us Proper Parts of Speech. A Grammar of the
English Tongue. (Prefixed to his Dictionary.) Four Essays upon the English
Language, &c. An Introduction to Languages, Literary and Philosophical. The
Rudiments of English Grammar adapted to the Use of Schools. The English Verb
: A Grammatical Essay. A Course of Lectures on the Theory 01 Language and
Universal ...

Checking Theory And Grammatical Functions In Universal Grammar

Author: Hiroyuki Ura
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195353402
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Hiroyuki Ura. OXFORD STUDIES IN COMPARATIVE SYNTAX Richard Kayne,
General Editor Principles and Parameters of Syntactic Saturation Gert Webelhuth
Verb Movement and Expletive Subjects in the Germanic Languages Sten Vikner
Parameters and Functional Heads: Essays in Comparative Syntax Edited by
Adriana Belletti and Luigi Rizzi ...

Grammar And Communication

Author: K. V. Tirumalesh
Publisher: Allied Publishers
ISBN: 9788170239468
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Essays on the Form and Function of Language K. V. Tirumalesh. throughout — is
thus closely related to the nature of Universal Grammar. If children are born with
knowledge of language, what is the form of this knowledge and how do we know
it? Explanatory adequacy requires of a grammatical theory that it must have an
evaluation measure such that grammatical descriptions of empirical data can be
ranked along a superiority scale (Chomsky 1965). In the early stages of ...

Essays In Speech Act Theory

Author: Daniel Vanderveken
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9789027250940
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The logical and the grammatical traditions merge in the tradition of classical
Universal Grammar, initiated by Lancelot, Nicole and the great Arnauld of Port-
Royal. There we find an interesting treatment of the illocu- tionary aspects of
meaning, that is, these aspects of meaning determining the type of an illocution,
or the illocutionary act performed by a speaker using literally a sentence of a
certain syntactical type in a context of utterance. In this tradition, the main
theoretical locus of that ...