English syntax /

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Author / Creator:Baker, C. L. (Carl Lee)
Edition:2nd ed.
Imprint:Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1995.
Description:xvii, 647 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subject:English language -- Syntax.
English language -- Grammar, Generative.
English language -- Grammar, Generative.
English language -- Syntax.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1718279
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ISBN:0262023857 (hc)
0262521989 (pb)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Pt. I. Introduction. Ch. 1. The Field of English Syntax
  • Pt. II. The Syntax of Phrases: Heads, Complements, and Subjects. Ch. 2. Major English Phrase Types. Ch. 3. Phrase-Internal Syntax: Heads and Their Complements. Ch. 4. Clauses as Complements and Subjects. Ch. 5. Noun Phrases. Ch. 6. Locative Phrases, Motion Phrases, and Particles. Ch. 7. Free Relative Clauses. Ch. 8. Subjects of Phrases. Ch. 9. Passives and the Easy Construction
  • Pt. III. The Syntax of Phrases: Modification. Ch. 10. Modification of Nouns and Noun Phrases. Ch. 11. Modification of Verb Phrases and Sentences. Ch. 12. Degree Modification
  • Pt. IV. Special Constructions. Ch. 13. Special Subject-Predicate Relations. Ch. 14. Special Sentence Types
  • Pt. V. Some Topics in the Semantic Interpretation of English. Ch. 15. Negation. Ch. 16. Conjunction and Ellipsis. Ch. 17. Time Relations and Aspect. Appendix A The Context of English Syntax: Epilogue with References
  • Appendix B Summary of Basic Syntactic Structures.