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Generative Linguistics in Táiwān
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1. A Brief History

The founding of generative linguistics as a scholarly field in Táiwān should be accredited to the research and teaching of Ting-chi Tang (Tāng Tíngchí 湯廷池) and Kuang Mei (Méi Guǎng 梅廣) starting in 1973. Tang received a Ph.D. degree in linguistics in 1972 from the University of Texas at Austin (Tang 1972) and he has taught at National Taiwan Normal University, National Tsing Hua Univers…

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T.-H. Jonah LIN, “Generative Linguistics in Táiwān”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 22 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_00000164>
First published online: 2015

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