Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 11-20 of 46 items for:

  • Linguistics x
Clear All

View:

Contemporary Views on Architecture and Representations in Phonology

Contemporary Views on Architecture and Representations in Phonology

Eric Raimy and Charles E. Cairns (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182706
eISBN:
9780262255325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182706.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

The essays in this volume address foundational questions in phonology that cut across different schools of thought within the discipline. The theme of modularity runs through them all, however, and ... More

Contiguity Theory

Contiguity Theory

Norvin Richards

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034425
eISBN:
9780262332330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034425.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Current Minimalist approaches to syntax claim that languages simply vary in the distribution of overt movement. Some languages have overt wh-movement, or EPP effects, or movement of the verb to T, ... More

Creating LanguageIntegrating Evolution, Acquisition, and Processing

Creating Language: Integrating Evolution, Acquisition, and Processing

Morten H. Christiansen and Nick Chater

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034319
eISBN:
9780262334778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034319.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Language is a hallmark of the human species; the flexibility and unbounded expressivity of our linguistic abilities is unique in the biological world. In this book, Morten Christiansen and Nick ... More

Distributed Morphology TodayMorphemes for Morris Halle

Distributed Morphology Today: Morphemes for Morris Halle

Ora Matushansky and Alec Marantz (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019675
eISBN:
9780262314572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019675.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book offers a snapshot of current research in Distributed Morphology, highlighting the lasting influence of Morris Halle, a pioneer in generative linguistics. Distributed Morphology, which ... More

Distributed Reduplication

Distributed Reduplication

John Frampton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013260
eISBN:
9780262258777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013260.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

A convincing account of reduplicative phenomena has been a longstanding problem for rule-based theories of morphophonology. Many scholars believe that derivational phonology is incapable in principle ... More

Edge-Based Clausal SyntaxA Study of (Mostly) English Object Structure

Edge-Based Clausal Syntax: A Study of (Mostly) English Object Structure

Paul M. Postal

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014816
eISBN:
9780262295482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014816.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This book rejects the notion that an English phrase of the form verb + determiner phrase [V + DP] invariably involves a grammatical relation properly characterized as a direct object. It argues ... More

Foundational Issues in Linguistic TheoryEssays in Honor of Jean-Roger Vergnaud

Foundational Issues in Linguistic Theory: Essays in Honor of Jean-Roger Vergnaud

Robert Freidin, Carlos P. Otero, and Maria Luisa Zubizarreta (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062787
eISBN:
9780262273152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062787.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Jean-Roger Vergnaud’s work on the foundational issues in linguistics has proved influential over the past three decades. At MIT in 1974, Vergnaud (now holder of the Andrew W. Mellon Professorship in ... More

Grammatical Theory and Bilingual Codeswitching

Grammatical Theory and Bilingual Codeswitching

Jeff MacSwan (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262027892
eISBN:
9780262320351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027892.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Codeswitching is the alternate use of two or more languages among bilingual interlocutors. It is distinct from borrowing, which involves the phonological and morphological integration of a word from ... More

Impossible Languages

Impossible Languages

Andrea Moro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034890
eISBN:
9780262335621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034890.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Understanding the nature and the structure of human language coincides with capturing the constraints which make a conceivable language possible or, equivalently, with discovering whether there can ... More

Impossible Persons

Impossible Persons

Daniel Harbour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034739
eISBN:
9780262336048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034739.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Personal reference, one of the simplest functions of human language, presents linguistic theory with one of its most basic problems: what is the range of possible person systems, and why? Impossible ... More

View: