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Modern phrase structure grammar

Author: Robert D Borsley
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass. : Blackwell, 1996.
Series: Blackwell textbooks in linguistics, 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book provides an introduction to Generalised Phrase Structure Grammar (GPSG) and Head--driven Phrase Structure Grammar (HPSG), theories which have formed one of the main currents in syntactic  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Borsley
ISBN: 0631184066 9780631184065 0631184074 9780631184072
OCLC Number: 33971140
Description: xi, 270 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Preliminaries --
2. Classical Phrase Structure Grammar --
3. Syntactic Categories --
4. Rules and Principles --
5. Semantics --
6. Some Basic Structures --
7. Some Further Structures --
8. Raising and Control --
9. Unbounded Dependencies --
10. Anaphora --
11. Valency Alternations --
12. Some Further Phenomena --
13. Modern PSG and Other Frameworks.
Series Title: Blackwell textbooks in linguistics, 11.
Responsibility: Robert D. Borsley.


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