Author:Paula Menyuk

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Language and Maturation

By: Paula Menyuk

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachussets, USA, The MIT Press: 1978

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 005374

ISBN: 0262131323

Condition: Very Good


This book offers a unique overview of the current literature of language development. Beginning with an outline of the maturational changes that occur in linguistic knowledge in the period from birth to adulthood, it goes on to discuss the suggested causes for the changes and the controversies about the suggested causes. The theory of generative grammar advanced by Noam Chomsky was responsible for much of the excitement and interest that the study of language development has enjoyed over the past decade. Inevitably, however, some linguists have questioned whether Chomsky's hypothesis of an in... View more info