9780521431460

The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language

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  • ISBN13:

    9780521431460

  • ISBN10:

    0521431468

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-04-15
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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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.

Table of Contents

List of contributors
vi
Notational conventions x
Tree diagrams xiii
Preface xv
Preliminaries
1(42)
Geoffrey K. Pullum
Rodney Huddleston
Syntactic overview
43(28)
Rodney Huddleston
The verb
71(142)
Rodney Huddleston
The clause: complements
213(110)
Rodney Huddleston
Nouns and noun phrases
323(202)
John Payne
Rodney Huddleston
Adjectives and adverbs
525(72)
Geoffrey K. Pullum
Rodney Huddleston
Prepositions and preposition phrases
597(66)
Geoffrey K. Pullum
Rodney Huddleston
The clause: adjuncts
663(122)
Anita Mittwoch
Rodney Huddleston
Peter Collins
Negation
785(66)
Geoffrey K. Pullum
Rodney Huddleston
Clause type and illocutionary force
851(96)
Rodney Huddleston
Content clauses and reported speech
947(84)
Rodney Huddleston
Relative constructions and unbounded dependencies
1031(66)
Rodney Huddleston
Geoffrey K. Pullum
Peter Peterson
Comparative constructions
1097(74)
Rodney Huddleston
Non-finite and verbless clauses
1171(102)
Rodney Huddleston
Coordination and supplementation
1273(90)
Rodney Huddleston
John Payne
Peter Peterson
Information packaging
1363(86)
Gregory Ward
Betty Birner
Rodney Huddleston
Deixis and anaphora
1449(116)
Lesley Stirling
Rodney Huddleston
Inflectional morphology and related matters
1565(56)
Frank Palmer
Rodney Huddleston
Geoffrey K. Pullum
Lexical word-formation
1621(102)
Laurie Bauer
Rodney Huddleston
Punctuation
1723(42)
Geoffrey Nunberg
Ted Briscoe
Rodney Huddleston
Further reading 1765(14)
Index 1779(1)
Lexical index 1780(33)
Conceptual index 1813

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