Grammatical Relations and over 2 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle . Learn more


or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Trade in Yours
For a £1.13 Gift Card
Trade in
More Buying Choices
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Colour:
Image not available

 
Start reading Grammatical Relations on your Kindle in under a minute.

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

Grammatical Relations (Oxford Surveys in Syntax & Morphology 1) [Paperback]

Patrick Farrell

RRP: £35.00
Price: £11.48 & FREE Delivery in the UK. Details
You Save: £23.52 (67%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
In stock.
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Want it Wednesday, 24 Sep.? Choose Express delivery at checkout. Details

Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition £10.91  
Hardcover £76.47  
Paperback £11.48  
Trade In this Item for up to £1.13
Trade in Grammatical Relations (Oxford Surveys in Syntax & Morphology 1) for an Amazon Gift Card of up to £1.13, which you can then spend on millions of items across the site. Trade-in values may vary (terms apply). Learn more

Book Description

30 Jun 2005 0199264023 978-0199264025
Patrick Farrell explains how grammatical relations are characterized in modern theories of grammar. He describes the historical development and conceptual precedents of competing theories and, ranging across a wide variety of languages, considers what their merits and limitations are in different contexts. He examines their conceptions of relations such as subject, object, indirect object, agent, patient, and actor, and their accounts of such syntactic phenomena as ergativity, split intransitivity, voice alternations, and case marking. Professor Farrell compares mainstream generative-transformational approaches with both formalist and functionalist alternative approaches, revealing points of convergence and divergence. He identifies and discusses problems and issues of continuing concern and considers how these might be resolved.

This is an ideal introduction for graduate students and will be a valuable reference for theoretical linguists of all persuasions.

Oxford Surveys in Syntax and Morphology
General editor: Robert D. Van Valin, Jr.

Advisory editors: Guglielmo Cinque, University of Venice; Daniel Everett, University of Manchester; Adele Goldberg, Princeton University; Kees Hengeveld, University of Amsterdam; Caroline Heycock, University of Edinburgh; David Pesetsky, MIT; Ian Roberts, University of Cambridge; Masayoshi Shibatani, Rice University; Andrew Spencer, University of Essex; Tom Wasow, Stanford University

This series provides surveys of the major approaches to subjects and questions at the centre of linguistic research in morphosyntax. Its volumes are accessible, critical, and up-to-date. Individually and collectively they reveal the value of the field's intellectual history and theoretical diversity. The books provide graduate students of syntax, morphology and related aspects of semantics with a vital source of information and reference, and are designed for use in graduate courses. They give the context by which specialist articles can be fully understood. They provide useful background reading for advanced undergraduates researching a specific area.

Published

Grammatical Relations by Patrick Farrell


In preparation

Phrase Structure by Andrew Carnie

Syntactic Categories by Gisa Rauh

Morphology and the Lexicon by Daniel Everett

The Phonology-Morphology Interface by Sharon Inkelas

Argument Structure: The Syntax-Lexicon Interface by Stephen Weschler

The Syntax-Semantics Interface by Jean-Pierre Koenig

Information Structure: the Syntax-Discourse Interface by Nomi Erteschik-Shir

Language Universals and Universal Grammar by Anna Siewierska

Syntactic Change by Olga Fischer

Computational Approaches to Syntax and Morphology by Brian Roark and Richard Sproat

The Acquisition of Syntax and Morphology by Shanley Allen and Heike Behrens

Product details


More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, and more.

Product Description

Review

...the book achieves [its] goal in an accessible and effocient fashion. (Donna B. Gerdts Linguistics)

...an ideal introduction for graduate students and will be a valuable reference for theoretical linguists of all persuasions. (Folia Linguistica)

About the Author

Patrick Farrell is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of California, Davis. His 1991 UCSD PhD thesis was published by Garland in 1994 as Thematic Relations and Relational Grammar. His published work includes articles in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, Journal of African Languages and Linguistics, and Linguistic Inquiry.

Inside This Book (Learn More)
Browse Sample Pages
Front Cover | Copyright | Table of Contents | Excerpt | Index
Search inside this book:

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category


Feedback