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Title Noam Chomsky and language descriptions [electronic resource] / edited by John Ole Askedal, Ian Roberts, Tomonori Matsushita.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2010.

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Description 1 online resource (223 pages) : illustrations.
Series The development of the Anglo-Saxon language and linguistic universals (DASLU) ; v. 2
Development of the Anglo-Saxon language and linguistic universals ; v. 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Genesis of generative grammar -- Systems of syntactic analysis / Noam Chomsky -- -- Some methodological remarks on generative grammar / Noam Chomsky -- Knowledge of language: its elements and origins / Noam Chomsky -- Current issues in language descriptions -- Germanic passive constructions / John Ole Askedal -- Prosodic constraints on Old English alliteration / Yasuaki Fujiwara -- The historical role of genitives in the emergence of DP / Kazuyo Miyamae -- -- The word pairs in Chaucer's verse in comparison with those in his prose / Akinobu Tani -- A short note on movement and control in the English noun phrase / Junji Hamamatsu -- Coordinating and subordinating conjunctions in spoken American English / Yoko Iyeiri, Michiko Yaguchi and Yasumasa Baba -- Complement capacities in German: three types of complements / Yasuhito Hosaka.
Summary For sale in all countries except Japan. For customers in Japan: please contact Yushodo Co. The general aim of the Senshu University Project The Development of the Anglo-Saxon Language and Linguistic Universals is investigation of structural characteristics common to the Germanic languages, such as English, German and Norwegian, and of works on and in the tradition of Generative Grammar founded by Noam Chomsky in the 1950s. The central idea of Generative Grammar, that the nature of natural-language syntax can be captured by a finite set of rules which are able to produce an infinite set of well-
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Subject Chomsky, Noam.
Chomsky, Noam.
Chomsky, Noam.
Grammar, Comparative and general.
Language acquisition.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Askedal, John Ole, 1942-
Roberts, Ian G.
Matsushita, Tomonori.
Other Form: Print version: Noam Chomsky and language descriptions. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2010 9789027210692 (DLC) 2010007272 (OCoLC)528665961
ISBN 9789027285119 (electronic bk.)
902728511X (electronic bk.)
9789027210692
9027210691