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Syntax, 2019/20, Semester 1
Valentina Brunetto
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

The main textbook:

Tallerman, Maggie (2011). Understanding syntax . 3rd ed. London: Hodder Education.

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We will also be reading:

Carnie, Andrew (2007). Syntax : a generative introduction . 2nd ed. Oxford: Blackwell. The chapter on X-bar theory is available electronically.

Haegeman, Liliane (2006). Thinking syntactically : a guide to argumentation and analysis . Oxford: Blackwell. Chapter 3 available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Pereltsvaig, A. (2012). Languages of the world : an introduction . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Additional readings:

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

Crystal, D. (1987). The Cambridge encyclopedia of language . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Fabb, N. (2005). Sentence structure . 2nd ed. London: Routledge.

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 12/08/2013