Readings in English transformational grammar
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Published by Georgetown University Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • English language -- Grammar, Generative.

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Edition Notes

StatementRoderick A. Jacobs and Peter S. Rosenbaum, editors.
ContributionsRosenbaum, Peter S.. joint comp.
LC ClassificationsPE1106 .J3 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination277 p. ;
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16437141M
ISBN 100878401873
LC Control Number80020053

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Readings in English transformational grammar. Roderick A. Jacobs, Peter S. Rosenbaum. Ginn, - Language Arts & Disciplines - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Readings in English Transformational Grammar | Roderick A. Jacobs, Peter S. Rosenbaum | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Buy Readings in English Transformational Grammar by Roderick A. Jacobs (Editor), Peter S. Rosenbaum (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Transformational grammar is a theory of grammar that accounts for the constructions of a language by linguistic transformations and phrase structures. Also known as transformational-generative grammar or T-G or TGG. Following the publication of Noam Chomsky 's book Syntactic Structures in , transformational grammar dominated the field of Author: Richard Nordquist.

This collection of articles written over a period of 10 years concerning the transformational syntax of English has been divided into six sections. The articles in the first section provide background material for the reader with no specialized linguistic preparation. They present the fundamental questions that linguists are now asking, some of the problems faced in answering these Cited by:   These cogent essays on linguistic theory explore Noam Chomsky's influential concept of generative grammar. The readings form a coherent outline of transformational theory, the distinguished author and educator's controversial challenge to structural linguistics. They rely chiefly on Chomsky&# Pages: The book also has a detailed bibliographical background section and an extensive bibliography which will be a useful source of reference to the primary literature. Although intended principally as a coursebook for students of syntax or English grammar, Transformational Grammar will be invaluable to any reader who needs a straightforward and Author: Andrew Radford. Roderick A. Jacobs is the author of English Syntax ( avg rating, 20 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), English Transformational Grammar ( avg r /5.