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Introduction to Government and Binding Theory

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Oct 08, Nacho Iribarnegaray rated it really liked it Shelves: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Andrew Carnie ‘s book is much easier than this. Books by Bindihg M.

Discussions of a number of introductjon missing from or not paid due attention in the first edition have been integrated or expanded, for example: This new edition has been extensively updated throughout.

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As the author says: Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site. Romance Languages Bibliography Index. The following chapters introduce non-overt categories and the specific principles governing their distribution.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Martin rated it liked it Sep 15, Adrian rated it really liked it Jan 15, Rachel Schirra rated it it was ok May 16, Yet this book is the best and “the most authoritative introduction to the Principles and Parameters approach to syntactic theory”.

A First Course has given better logical graduation of the theory than this. 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.

It gives details of its specific introductoin and trys to justify them through Language. Description This textbook provides an introduction to the current state of government and binding GB theory, using as its basis the standard version of the theory haegfman developed in Chomsky’s more recent writings.

This will only make you understand those-things-in-the-sentences and make you wiser. Logical Form and Phonetic Form Anna rated it liked it Jul 03, It’s not fun and it’s not pretty, but this is a coherent and generally well done account of government and binding theory for those who already have some background.


Introduction to Government and Binding Theory by Liliane M.V. Haegeman

Request permission to reuse content from this site. It incorporates the ideas presented in Chomsky’s “Lectures on Government and Binding”, and modified by his goovernment works up to and including “Barriers”.

Ramkishore rated it it was amazing Dec 12, In short, this book offers a complete, updated introduction to the current state of Government and Binding Theory, suitable for readers with some basic knowledge of generative linguistics. The Lexicon and Sentence Structure 2.

Introduction to Government and Binding Theory, 2nd Edition

In chapter two the author presents certain assumptions upon which she builds up and develops or explains the construction and development of the theory. Introduction and Overview 5. The first thing to say about this book is that I may need to re-read it or rather to study it. Not very important, but there is a typo in page In short, this book offers a complete introduction to the current state of GB theory suitable for readers ninding some basic knowledge of generative linguistics.