The Oxford handbook of English grammar / edited by Bas Aarts, Jill Bowie, and Gergana Popova. [electronic resource]

First edition.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020.
1 online resource (xxvi, 824 pages) : illustrations (black and white), map (black and white).


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This handbook provides an authoritative, critical survey of current research and knowledge in the grammar of the English language. The volume's expert contributors explore a range of core topics in English grammar, covering a range of theoretical approaches and including the relationship between 'core' grammar and other areas of language.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • Grammar and meaning / Ash Asudeh
  • Subordination and coordination / Thomas Egan
  • Generative approaches / Terje Lohndal, Liliane Haegeman
  • Dependency and valency approaches / Thomas Herbst
  • Constructional approaches / Martin Hilpert
  • Word classes / Willem B. Hollmann
  • Modern and traditional descriptive approaches / Rodney Huddleston, Geoffrey K. Pullum
  • Change in grammar / Marianne Hundt
  • Literary variation / Lesley Jeffries
  • Information structure / Gunther Kaltenbèock
  • Noun phrases / Evelien Keizer
  • Grammar and phonology / Sam Hellmuth, Ian Cushing
  • Clause types and speech act functions / Ekkehard Kèonig
  • Global variation in the Anglophone world / Bernd Kortmann
  • Functional approaches / J. Lachlan Mackenzie
  • Grammar and lexis / Doris Schèonefeld
  • Grammar and the use of data / Jon Sprouse, Carson Schèutze
  • Regional varieties of English: Non-standard grammatical features / Peter Siemund
  • Compounds / Laurie Bauer
  • Theoretical approaches to morphology / Andrew Spencer
  • Cognitive linguistic approaches / John R Taylor
  • Conceptualizations of grammar in the history of English grammaticology / Margaret Thomas
  • Grammar and corpus methodology / Sean Wallis
  • Mood and modality / Debra Ziegler
  • Inflection and derivation / Andrew Spencer
  • Syntactic argumentation / Bas Aarts
  • Phrase structure / Robert D. Borsley
  • Tense and aspect / Ilse Depraetere, Anastasios Tsangalidis
  • Genre variation / Heidrun Dorgeloh, Anja Wanner
  • Grammar and discourse / Jill Bowie, Gergana Popova
  • Clause structure, complements, and adjuncts / Patrick Duffley.
Other title(s)
  • Handbook of English grammar
  • English grammar
  • 0-19-107120-X
  • 0-19-107119-6
  • 0-19-181649-3
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