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New Horizons in Linguistics

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Paperback, 367 pages
Published 1970 by Penguin
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This is an interesting collection of essays written for the general public, written at a time of great excitement and innovation in the field. Though the essays cover all the subdivisions of the field, syntax dominates the book since the Chomskyan Revolution had still not settled into the orthodoxy by this point, and great excitement for its project had by this point decisively won over the skepticism of the older stucturalist generation.

The editor of the collection, John Lyons, relates this int
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Sir John Lyons, LittD, FBA, is an English linguist, working on semantics. []
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