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