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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule


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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.


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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin


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Title: Introduction to Government and Binding Theory
Description:

This new edition has been extensively updated throughout. Major structural changes include new chapters on Functional Heads and Head Movement and on Relativized Minimality. Discussions of a number of topics either absent from or only briefly addressed in the first edition have been integrated or expanded, for example, the structure of small clauses, chain formation, and reconstruction, multiple movement, wh
-absorption, full interpretation, and expletive replacement. The copious exercises have been revised to increase potential for creativity and flexibility to approach. New exercises highlight further controversial issues.

Publication Year: 1994
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631190678
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 728
Prices: U.S.$ 47.95
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