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Module Reading List

Foundations of Syntax, 2017/18, Semester 1
Valentina Brunetto
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Main books:

Larson, Richard (2010) Grammar as science . Boston, MA: MIT Press.

Tallerman, Maggie (2005) Understanding Syntax . London: Arnold.

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Further reading:

Laurie Bauer (2007).The linguistics student's handbook. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Binnick, R. (1991). Time and the verb : a guide to tense and aspect . OUP, Oxford.

Brown, K. & J. Miller (1991). Syntax: A linguistic introduction to sentence structure . 2nd ed. London: Harper Collins .

Carnie, A. (2007). Syntax : a generative introduction . Oxford, Blackwell. (Some of which is available as an Online Course Reading here and here .)

Comrie, B. (1976). Aspect. CUP, Cambridge.

Comrie, B. (1985). Tense . CUP, Cambridge.

Crystal, D. (1987). The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Fabb, Nigel (2005) Sentence structure . (2nd edition). Routledge.

Haegeman, Liliane (2006) Thinking syntactically : a guide to argumentation and analysis . Blackwell .  Available as an Online Course reading here

Hurford, J. (1994). Grammar: A Student's Guide . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Radford, A. (1988). Transformational Grammar: A First Course . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Shopen, T. (1985). Language Typology and Syntactic Description . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Trask, L. (1993). A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics . London: Routledge.

This list was last updated on 13/09/2013