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Understanding Minimalism

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Part of Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics

  • Date Published: January 2006
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521824965

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  • Minimalist models of grammar are developed logically in this volume and the ways in which they contrast with GB analysis are clearly explained. Spanning a decade of minimalist thinking, the textbook will enable students to better understand the questions and problems that minimalism invites, and to master the techniques of minimalist analysis. Over 100 exercises are provided, encouraging students to put their new skills into practice. The book will be an invaluable text for intermediate and advanced students of syntactic theory, as well as a solid foundation for further study and research within Chomsky's minimalist framework.

    • Reader-friendly and engaging
    • 20 graded exercises in each chapter (over 100 in total)
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    • Date Published: January 2006
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521824965
    • length: 422 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 178 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.95kg
    • contains: 72 b/w illus. 132 exercises
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. The minimalist project
    2. Some architectural issues in a minimalist setting
    3. Theta domains
    4. Case domains
    5. Movement and minimality effects
    6. Phrase structure
    7. Linearization
    8. Binding theory
    9. Feature interpretability and feature checking
    10. Derivational economy.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Morphosyntax
    • Topics: Minimalist Syntax
  • Authors

    Norbert Hornstein, University of Maryland, College Park
    Norbert Hornstein is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Maryland.

    Jairo Nunes, Universidade de São Paulo
    Jairo Nuñes is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil.

    Kleanthes K. Grohmann, University of Cyprus
    Kleanthes Grohmann is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Cyprus.

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