This wide-ranging collection of essays provides penetrating insight into a variety of views on grammatical theory from a number of leading linguists. Contributors such as John Anderson and Jim Miller address, in different ways, the semantic basis for syntactic relations. John Alyons develops a theme underlying his work on "notional grammar"--the relationship between ontology and language. Steve Pulman's work on prepositional relatives in English, and Andrew Radford's essay on exclamative particles in modern spoken French, ...

Essays on Grammatical Theory and Universal Grammar 1993, Clarendon Press, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198248972

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Essays on Grammatical Theory and Universal Grammar 1989, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198242161

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