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Linguistics Linguistic Theory - Extensions and Implications

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ISBN-10: 0521375819

ISBN-13: 9780521375818

Edition: N/A

Authors: Frederick J. Newmeyer

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Linguistics: The Cambridge Survey is a comprehensive introduction to current research in all branches of the field of linguistics, from syntactic theory to ethnography of speaking, from signed language to the mental lexicon, from language acquisition to discourse analysis. Each chapter has been written by a specialist particularly distinguished in his or her field who has accepted the challenge of reviewing the current issues and future prospects in sufficient depth for the scholar and with sufficient clarity for the student. Each volume can be read independently and has a particular focus. Volume I covers the internal structure of the language faculty itself, while Volume II considers the…    
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Book details

List price: $41.99
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/28/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Preface
Extensions and implications of linguistic theory: an overview
Grammar and language processing
Grammatical principles of first language acquisition: theory and evidence
Second language acquisition and grammatical theory
Brain structures and linguistic capacity
Abnormal language acquisition and the modularity of language
Grammatical aspects of speech errors
Grammar and conversational principles
Discourse analysis: a part of the study of linguistic competence
Speech act distinctions in grammar
Computer applications of linguistic theory
Metrics and phonological theory
Grammatical theory and signed languages
Creole languages and the bioprogram
Are creoles a special type of language
A dialog concerning the linguistic status of creole languages
Subject index
Name index