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Prosodic syntax is a new research area in linguistics. Based on Chinese, the book demonstrates the theory, subject and research method of the discipline, establishing the basic framework of Chinese prosodic syntax. Begins with Beijing dialect, based on the theories of formal syntax, the book explores various principles in prosodic syntax on the interface where phonology and syntax interact, and explains abundant syntactic phenomena in both old and modern Chinese. The book is a classic in the field.