Approaches to Syntax (Lingvisticae Investigationes Supplementa 5)

Approaches to Syntax (Lingvisticae Investigationes Supplementa 5)

By: Andre Dugas (author), Jean-Pierre Paillet (author)Hardback

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This volume is an enhanced version of the English translation from the French original edition 'Principes d'analyse syntaxique' (Quebec, 1973). It provides a survey of theoretical approaches to syntax, including traditional grammars, structuralism, functionalism, and formal approaches.


1. Foreword; 2. The Scientific Study of Human Language; 3. Traditional Grammars; 4. The Emergence of Linguistic Structuralism; 5. Martinet's Functional Syntax; 6. Tesniere's Structural Syntax; 7. Pike's Tagmemics; 8. The London School; 9. Formal Syntax; 10. Bloomfieldian Syntax; 11. Stratificational Grammars; 12. String Analysis; 13. Automata and Syntax; 14. Transformations; 15. Generative Grammar; 16. Recent Developments in Transformational Generative Grammar; 17. Stepwise Grammars; 18. Syntax and Semantics; Form and Function; 19. Footnotes; 20. Bibliography; 21. Index

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  • ISBN13: 9789027231154
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 282
  • ID: 9789027231154
  • weight: 500
  • ISBN10: 902723115X
  • translations: French

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