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Published: 01 March 2020

288 Pages

5.55 x 8.5 inches

ISBN: 9781474425520

Bookseller Code (01)

English Syntax

A Minimalist Account of Structure and Variation

Elspeth Edelstein

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language Advanced

  • Applies the Minimalist framework to data from a number of varieties of English
  • Each chapter includes a 'pre-Minimalist' section, highlighting differences between the Minimalist framework and previous syntactic theory
  • Each chapter works through an example of a 'puzzling' syntactic phenomeno
  • Exercises focus on English and include at least one 'Beyond English' exercise
  • Includes a glossary of key terms and additional materials will be available online

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