Borsley, Robert D.
Title: Syntactic Theory: A Unified Approach
Publisher: United Kingdom Taylor & Francis Ltd 18/Jul/1991
ISBN Number: 071316543X / 9780713165432
Seller ID: 6190
An ideal introduction to a complex subject, this book introduces the theory which is at the heart of most approaches to syntax and considers how it has been developed within two broad frameworks: Government Binding Theory and Phrase Structure Grammar. The author takes an innovative approach, discussing these frameworks simultaneously in order to highlight their similarities as well as differences in relation to specific topics. Generous diagrams and exercises enhance the book's value for students, providing and ideal introduction to a complex subject.