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Module Reading List

Foundations of Syntax, 2021/22, Semester 1
Valentina Brunetto
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Main books:

Carnie, Andrew (2021). Syntax : a generative introduction. 4th ed. Oxford: Blackwell.    

Haegeman, Liliane (2006). Thinking syntactically : a guide to argumentation and analysis. Oxford: Blackwell.  

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


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Further reading:

Aarts, B. (2013). English syntax and argumentation. 4th edition. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan. 

Crystal, D. (2010). The Cambridge encyclopedia of language. 3rd edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

D'Alessandro, R. (2019). Syntax made easy: how to read (and draw) syntactic trees. Utrecht University Repository.  

Haegeman, L. (1994). Introduction to goverment and binding theory. 2nd edition. Oxford : Blackwell.

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

Portner, P. (2005). What is meaning?: fundamentals of formal semantics. Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub. 

Saeed, J. (2015). Semantics. 4th edition. Wiley-Blackwell.

van Valin, R. (2012). An introduction to syntax. Cambridge University Press. 


This list was last updated on 22/07/2021