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Module Reading List

Topics in Syntax, 2019/20, Semester 2
Valentina Brunetto
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Main books:

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

Carnie, A. (2013). Syntax : a generative introduction. Oxford, Blackwell.

Radford, A. (1997). Syntax: a minimalist introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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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.

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, L. (1994) Introduction to Government and Binding Theory. Oxford:Blackwell.

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 16/01/2018