Concise Encyclopedia of Syntactic Theories - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080427119, 9780080885698

Concise Encyclopedia of Syntactic Theories

1st Edition

Authors: K. Brown J. Miller
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080427119
eBook ISBN: 9780080885698
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 17th December 1996
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Introduction (E.K. Brown, J.E. Miller). American Structuralism (J.G. Fought). Applicational Grammar (J. Miller). Autolexical Syntax (J.M. Sadock). Case Grammar (J.M. Anderson). Categorial Grammar (M. Steedman). Chomsky and Pragmatics (A. Kasher). Chomsky's Philosophy of Language (F.J. Newmeyer). Cognitive Grammar (R.W. Langacker). Constituent Structure (P. Jacobson). Construction Grammar (A. Goldberg). Dependency Grammar (N.M. Fraser). Descriptive Grammar and Formal Grammar (F. Stuurmann). Firth and the London School (F.R. Palmer). Functional Grammar (S.C. Dik). Functional Grammar: Martinet's Model (A. Martinet). Functional Relations (R.D. Van Valin, Jr). Functionalism, Axiomatic (S.G.J. Hervey). Generalized Phrase Structure Grammar (A.R. Warner). Generative Grammar: Principles and Parameters (R. Freidin). Generative Grammar: The Minimalist Program (M. Atkinson). Generative Grammar: Transformational Grammar (S.J. Harlow). Generative Semantics (J.D. McCawley). Glossematics (Hjelmslev) (E.C. Fudge). Grammatical Units (R.E. Longacre). Grammatilization and Lexicalization (E.C. Traugott). Greenberg Universals (B.G. Hewitt). Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar (R.P. Cooper). Iconicity (J. Haiman). Information Structure (W.A. Foley). Language Acquisition: Formal Models and Learnability Theory (M. Atkinson). Language Acquisition: Grammar (H. Tager-Flusberg). Lexical Functional Grammar (C. Neidle). Lexicase (S. Starosta). Lexicon in Formal Grammar (R.L. Humphreys). Lexicon Grammar (M. Gross). New Developments in Lexical Functional Grammar (L. Sadler). Prague School Syntax and Semantics (E. Hajičová). Relational Grammar (B.J. Blake). Role and Reference Grammar (R.D. Van Valin, Jr.). Stratificational Grammar (D.C. Bennett). Syntax and Phonology (A.M. Zwicky). Syntax and Pragmatics (R. Carston). Syntax and Semantics (P.A.M. Seuren). Systemic Functional Grammar (M.A.K. Halliday). Tagmemics (L.K. Jones). Topic, Focus, and Word Order (R. Sornicola). Typological and Areal Issues in Grammar (L. Campbell). Typology and Grammar (W. Croft). Typology and Word Order Change (K.O.L. Burridge). Universals of Language (J.R. Payne). Valency and Valency Grammar (D.J. Allerton). Word Grammar (R.A. Hudson). Word Order and Linearization (A. Siewierska). X-bar Syntax (R. Cann). Glossary (M. Dareau). Name Index. Subject Index.

Readership

For faculty and graduate students in departments related to linguistics (linguistics, applied linguistics, artificial intelligence, psychology, anthropology, and modern language departments). All those with a wider interest in matters of linguistics theory.

Table of Contents

Introduction (E.K. Brown, J.E. Miller). American Structuralism (J.G. Fought). Applicational Grammar (J. Miller). Autolexical Syntax (J.M. Sadock). Case Grammar (J.M. Anderson). Categorial Grammar (M. Steedman). Chomsky and Pragmatics (A. Kasher). Chomsky's Philosophy of Language (F.J. Newmeyer). Cognitive Grammar (R.W. Langacker). Constituent Structure (P. Jacobson). Construction Grammar (A. Goldberg). Dependency Grammar (N.M. Fraser). Descriptive Grammar and Formal Grammar (F. Stuurmann). Firth and the London School (F.R. Palmer). Functional Grammar (S.C. Dik). Functional Grammar: Martinet's Model (A. Martinet). Functional Relations (R.D. Van Valin, Jr). Functionalism, Axiomatic (S.G.J. Hervey). Generalized Phrase Structure Grammar (A.R. Warner). Generative Grammar: Principles and Parameters (R. Freidin). Generative Grammar: The Minimalist Program (M. Atkinson). Generative Grammar: Transformational Grammar (S.J. Harlow). Generative Semantics (J.D. McCawley). Glossematics (Hjelmslev) (E.C. Fudge). Grammatical Units (R.E. Longacre). Grammatilization and Lexicalization (E.C. Traugott). Greenberg Universals (B.G. Hewitt). Head-driven Phrase Structure Grammar (R.P. Cooper). Iconicity (J. Haiman). Information Structure (W.A. Foley). Language Acquisition: Formal Models and Learnability Theory (M. Atkinson). Language Acquisition: Grammar (H. Tager-Flusberg). Lexical Functional Grammar (C. Neidle). Lexicase (S. Starosta). Lexicon in Formal Grammar (R.L. Humphreys). Lexicon Grammar (M. Gross). New Developments in Lexical Functional Grammar (L. Sadler). Prague School Syntax and Semantics (E. Hajičová). Relational Grammar (B.J. Blake). Role and Reference Grammar (R.D. Van Valin, Jr.). Stratificational Grammar (D.C. Bennett). Syntax and Phonology (A.M. Zwicky). Syntax and Pragmatics (R. Carston). Syntax and Semantics (P.A.M. Seuren). Systemic Functional Grammar (M.A.K. Halliday). Tagmemics (L.K. Jones). Topic, Focus, and Word Order (R. Sornicola). Typological and Areal Issues in Grammar (L. Campbell). Typology and Grammar (W. Croft). Typology and Word Order Change (K.O.L. Burridge). Universals of Language (J.R. Payne). Valency and Valency Grammar (D.J. Allerton). Word Grammar (R.A. Hudson). Word Order and Linearization (A. Siewierska). X-bar Syntax (R. Cann). Glossary (M. Dareau). Name Index. Subject Index.

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Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1997
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
Hardcover ISBN:
9780080427119
eBook ISBN:
9780080885698

About the Author

K. Brown

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Cambridge, UK

J. Miller

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Edinburgh, UK

Reviews

@from:Professor Nigel Vincent, The University of Manchester @qu:Like the companion Concise Encyclopedia of Syntactic Theories, the Concise Encyclopedia of Grammatical Categories is a lucid and informative collection of articles, many of them written by leading scholars in the field. It not only provides an excellent introduction for the beginner or for the interested outsider, but is full of original and thought provoking insights that will stimulate even seasoned researchers in the field. I particularly like the way many of the entries range widely over a number of different languages, and thus reveal the richness and variety of the grammatical structures attested in the languages of the world and integrate them into a general picture of the phenomenon in question. Very valuable too are the detailed and up-to-date bibliographies that accompany each article. This is a must for every departmental and reference library. @source: @from:Michael A. Covington, University of Georgia @qu:[This] useful volume ... makes it obvious just how much linguistic research has been done during the past three or four decades. Linguists of all ages - those who remember the developments chronicled and those who don't - will enjoy browsing through [this volume] and filling gaps in their knowledge. @source:Language