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Introductory texts / papers for learning bare phrase structure?

My introductory syntax class is currently covering bare phrase structure. Unfortunately, we're using An Introduction to Syntactic Analysis and Theory which (while covering morphology, constituency, X'-...
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Where can I find books from the late 17th/early 18th century about English grammar, and books from the same period about English phonology?

I'm interested in finding books that explain English grammar (as much of it and in as much depth as possible), written by scholars from the late 17th/early 18th century. Which do you recommend? Could ...
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High School Textbook Recommendation [closed]

Please recommend an introductory linguistics textbook for motivated high school students.
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What is linguistics?

I would like to read a book similar to "What is mathematics?", but about linguistics. In other words, I would like to see a text that touches different branches of linguistics in an ...
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Series of textbooks to learn semantics from beginners' to advanced level

I am not a student of linguistics, but my interest in mathematics, philosophy and computer science inevitably leads me to many terms and concepts used in linguistics, particularly semantics. I have ...
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Book suggestions for a concise introduction to computational linguistics?

I am fairly new to the field of linguistics and am looking for a book as a fairly concise basic introduction to computational linguistics (I already have some computer science background). What is a ...
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How to learn syntax

In elementary school I was told of the eight "parts of speech" (and in English they should really have said ten rather than eight, including articles and particles). I understood six of them....