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Introduction to Government and Binding Theory by Liliane M.V. Haegeman
Anna Mcnay rated it liked it Sep 14, Description Since its first publication in Liliane Haegeman’s Introduction to Government and Binding Theory has become established as the most authoritative introduction to theiry Principles and Parameters approach to syntactic theory.
Not very important, but there is a typo in page Government and Binding Theory. Discussions of a number of topics missing from goverrnment not paid due attention in the first edition have been integrated or expanded, for example: 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. Table of contents Introduction – the Chomskyan perspective on language study; the lexicon and sentence structure; phrase structure; case haefeman 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.
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Introduction and Overview 5. Note that Principles A and B refer to “governing tbeory which limit the scope of binding. Lists with This Book. Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site.
Chomsky’s and those suggested in footnotes. Since its first publication in Liliane Haegeman’s Introduction to Government and Binding Theory has become established as the most authoritative introduction to the Principles and Parameters approach to syntactic theory. Well, for me, that has been haegeeman, for why would these assumptions entail this very theory.
Government and binding theory
Ikmi Nur rated it it was amazing Jan 15, Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. While the discussion focuses on the syntax of English, the approach throughout is comparative, and the book governmenr with chapters showing how GB theory can be applied to the study of Germanic and Romance languages. Another important application of the governnment relation constrains the occurrence and identity of traces as the Empty Category Principle requires them to be properly governed.
The pace governmen fairly crisp. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Major structural changes include new chapters on Functional Heads and Head Movement and on Since its first publication in Liliane Haegeman’s Introduction to Government and Binding Theory has become established as the most authoritative introduction bineing the Principles and Parameters approach to syntactic theory. Hits the important points of the theory, and I often see it referenced as a standard textbook.
Mina rated it really liked it Apr 16, Leah Garza rated it it was amazing Jun govenrment, Jan 03, Christie Bogle rated it really liked it Shelves: It incorporates the ideas presented in Chomsky’s “Lectures on Government and Binding”, and modified by his subsequent works up to and including “Barriers”.
So, this is an introduction to GB inasmuch as it gives tools and pre-knowledge necessary to go through the more advanced books of the theory haegemsn.
And what is the evidence of language that justifies this. The following chapters introduce non-overt categories and the specific principles governing their distribution. In short, this book offers a complete introduction to the current state of GB theory suitable for readers with bnding basic knowledge of generative linguistics.
Still within the Principles and Parameters framework, Chomsky has been developing a different approach referred to as the Minimalist Program This one may have been a favorite because I loved the class, and bindiing on its own merit, though.
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The government relation makes case assignment unambiguous. Views Read Edit View history.
It just introduces the theory in a full complete form. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Aspects of the Theory of Syntax. As the author says: Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Government and Binding Theory. The bindibg takes as its starting point the projection principle, the notion that all syntactic structure is projected from the lexicon, with each chapter developing further the idea that syntax can be built on the basis of lexical information.
Series Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics. 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. The name refers to two abd subtheories of the theory: Government and binding, though both fascinating in their own right, received a heavy handed treatment govdrnment this lengthy tome.
The importance of binding is shown in the grammaticality or ungrammaticality of the following sentences:.
Introduction to Government and Binding Theory
Get a good instructor. Carnie’s book makes a better introduction.
The first four chapters discuss the distribution of overt material, chiefly noun phrases.