What exactly are words? Are they the things that get listed in dictionaries, or are they the basic units of sentence structure? Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy explores the implications of these different approaches to words in English. He explains the various ways in which words are related to one another, and shows how the history of the English language has affected word structure.
An Introduction to English Morphology
Edinburgh University Press
Words and Their Structure
Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language
Education & Reference