Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Morphological Theory: An Introduction to Word Structure in Generative Grammar
Foyalty 61

Morphological Theory: An Introduction to Word Structure in Generative Grammar (Paperback)

£19.99
To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

This is the first near-exhaustive introduction to the burgeoning field of morphology in generative grammar. Presupposing very little prior knowledge in linguistics, the book guides the reader from absolute basics to the most recent theoretical developments. Written in an accessible style, and including a wealth of exercises, this textbook is designed so that it can be used either on courses explicitly focussed on morphology or as an adjunct to other courses, particularly in generative syntax and in phonology.The book opens with an account of the phenomena studied by morphologists, an outline of classical problems and an introduction to the earliest models of morphology proposed within the generative paradigm. Its second part deals with the interface between morphology and phonology and includes a detailed discussion of Lexical Phonology, and related models, as well as a variety of types of nonconcatenative morphology. Part III begins with a comprehensive introduction to more recent theories of word structure, including inflectional morphology.

Subsequent chapters examine the interface between morphology and syntax, exploring the processes which affect grammatical relations, such as passives and causatives. Further chapters examine compounding processes and the morphology, phonology and syntax of clitic systems. The final part of the book includes a full discussion of 'bracketing paradoxes' and closes with a survey of models of morphology and competing views of the place of morphology in linguistic theory.In the second edition, the following revisions will be made. The first five chapters will be updated and shortened. Chapters 6 ('Later generative theories') and 7 ('Grammatical relations') will be replaced with new chapters entitled 'Inflection' and 'Argument structure'. An entirely new chapter with the working title 'Derivational morphology and lexical relatedness' will be added. Chapters 8 and 9 will be updated. Chapters 10 and 11 will be eliminated, with some of the material incorporated into earlier chapters. These revisions will serve to update the book as well as to tighten up the overall structure.

Languages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsGrammar, syntax Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Publication Date: 17/12/2004 ISBN-13: 9780631229292  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

More books by Andrew Spencer

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

The Syntactic Variation of Spanish...
(Paperback)
Angel J. Gallego
 
 
£32.99
 
An Introduction to Grammar for...
(Paperback)
Don Ringe
 
 
£19.99
 
The Oxford Handbook of Persian...
(Hardback)
Anousha Sedighi; Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi
 
 
£95.00
 
Open Source Jihad: Problematizing the...
(Paperback)
Per-Erik Nilsson
 
 
£15.00
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close