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Aspects of the theory of syntax

Author: Noam Chomsky
Publisher: Cambridge : M.I.T. Press, 1965.
Series: Special technical report (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Research Laboratory of Electronics), no. 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning in the mid-fifties and emanating largely form MIT, and approach was developed to linguistic theory and to the study of the structure of particular languages that diverges in many respects from modern linguistics. Although this approach is connected to the traditional study of languages, it differs enough in its specific conclusions about the structure and in its specific conclusions about the structure of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Noam Chomsky
ISBN: 0262530074 9780262530071
OCLC Number: 309976
Description: x, 251 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Methodological preliminaries ---
Categories and relations in syntactic theory ---
Deep structures and grammatical transformations ---
Some residual problems.
Series Title: Special technical report (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Research Laboratory of Electronics), no. 11.
Other Titles: Theory of syntax
Responsibility: Noam Chomsky.

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Chomsky proposes a reformulation of the theory of transformational generative grammar that takes recent developments in the descriptive analysis of particular languages into account.  Read more...

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