Minimalist Syntax: The Essential Readings

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Zeljko Boskovic, Howard Lasnik
Wiley, Nov 17, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 464 pages
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This book is a collection of key readings on Minimalist Syntax, the most recent, and arguably most important, theoretical development within the Principles and Parameters approach to syntactic theory.

  • Brings together in one volume the key readings on Minimalist Syntax
  • Includes an introduction and overview of the Minimalist Program written by two prominent researchers
  • Excerpts crucial pieces from the beginning of Minimalism to the most recent work and provides invaluable coverage of the most important topics.

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About the author (2006)

Željko Bošković is Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Connecticut. He is the author of The Syntax of Nonfinite Complementation: An Economy Approach (1997) and On the Nature of the Syntax–Phonology Interface: Cliticization and Related Phenomena (2001).

Howard Lasnik is Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Maryland. His publications include Essays on Anaphora (1989), Minimalist Analysis (Blackwell, 1999), Minimalist Investigations in Linguistic Theory (2003), and A Course in Minimalist Syntax (with Juan Uriagereka, Blackwell, 2005).

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