The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language

By: Rodney Huddleston and Geoffrey K. Pullum

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This is a detailed grammar designed for anyone with a serious interest in the grammatical structure of English, especially those who have not previously studied linguistics. It provides clear explanations of all grammatical terms and concepts used. Features include a guide to further reading, diagrams, cross-references, a comprehensive index, and user-friendly design and typography. The definitive grammar for the new millennium, written by an international team of more than a dozen linguists and spanning a decade of research It is firmly based on research in modern linguistics and rejects many errors of the older tradition, supporting its departures from traditional grammar with reasoned argument It emphasises the clear explanation of grammatical terms; the user-friendly layout, consistent terminology and comprehensive index all ensure ease of access for non-specialists Contents 1. Preliminaries Geoffrey K. Pullum and Rodney Huddleston; 2. Syntactic overview Rodney Huddleston; 3. The verb Rodney Huddleston; 4. The clause, I: mainly complements Rodney Huddleston; 5. Nouns and noun phrases John Payne and Rodney Huddleston; 6. Adjectives and adverbs Geoffrey K. Pullum and Rodney Huddleston; 7. Prepositions and preposition phrases Geoffrey K. Pullum and Rodney Huddleston; 8. The clause, II: mainly adjuncts Anita Mittwoch, Rodney Huddleston and Peter Collins; 9. Negation Geoffrey K. Pullum and Rodney Huddleston; 10. Clause type and illocutionary force Rodney Huddleston; 11. Content clauses and reported speech Rodney Huddleston; 12. Relative clauses and unbounded dependencies Rodney Huddleston, Geoffrey K. Pullum and Peter G. Peterson; 13. Comparative constructions Rodney Huddleston; 14. Non-finite and verbless clauses Rodney Huddleston; 15. Coordination and supplementation Rodney Huddleston, John Payne and Peter G. Peterson; 16. Information packaging Gregory Ward, Betty Birner and Rodney Huddleston; 17. Deixis and anaphora Lesley Stirling and Rodney Huddleston; 18. Inflectional morphology and related matters F. R. Palmer, Rodney Huddleston and Geoffrey K. Pullum; 19. Lexical word-formation Laurie Bauer and Rodney Huddleston; 20. Punctuation Geoffrey Nunberg, Ted Briscoe and Rodney Huddleston; Further reading; Index. Printed Pages: 1860.

Title: The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language

Author Name: Rodney Huddleston and Geoffrey K. Pullum

Categories: Language Study,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2005

ISBN: 0521431468

ISBN 13: 9780521431460

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 247 x 174 Mm

Seller ID: 012728

Keywords: English Grammar