English Syntax: A Minimalist Account of Structure and Variation

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Do you find the technical architecture of theoretical syntax intimidating? Are you grappling with a great deal of unfamiliar linguistic examples? This textbook will introduce you to the main aspects of Minimalist syntax through the use of data from a number of varieties of English. In doing so it will equip you with a firm grounding in tools of syntactic analysis, while demonstrating the potential for variationist linguistics and theoretical syntax to feed into each other.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages288
ISBN (Print)9781474425513 , 1474425518
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2020

Publication series

NameEdinburgh textbooks on the English language - Advanced
PublisherEdinburgh University Press


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