This book presents a new theory of grammatical categories - the Universal Spine Hypothesis - and reinforces generative notions of Universal Grammar while accommodating insights from linguistic typology.
Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 1: The Near and Middle East
This concise bilingual bibliography is a comprehensive list of Classical Arabic texts on grammar, lexicography, adab, balāgha, metrics and poetry, which have been edited from 1960 to 2000. Featuring about 1300 authors and more than 4000 text editions this reference work is intended to serve as a supplement to Brockelmann's GAL and to Sezgin's GAS. Research is facilitated by indices of titles and modern editors. As this handbook is unique in its kind it will be a basic source of information for Arabists and scholars of other Semitic languages and literatures.