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The Resource A Comprehensive grammar of the English language, Randolph Quirk ... [et. al.] ; index by David Crystal

A Comprehensive grammar of the English language, Randolph Quirk ... [et. al.] ; index by David Crystal

Label
A Comprehensive grammar of the English language
Title
A Comprehensive grammar of the English language
Statement of responsibility
Randolph Quirk ... [et. al.] ; index by David Crystal
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This boook is the most thorough and most definitive grammar of modern English ever written.It is a completely up-to-date and authoritative treatment of British and American English, exploring the differences between such contrasting styles as those of formality and informality, speech and writing
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
428.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1106
LC item number
.C65 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Quirk, Randolph
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English language
Label
A Comprehensive grammar of the English language, Randolph Quirk ... [et. al.] ; index by David Crystal
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [1641]-1664) and index
Contents
  • Prepositions and prepositionals phrases
  • The simple sentence
  • Sentence types and discourse functions
  • Pro-forms and ellipsis
  • Coordination
  • The complex sentence
  • Syntatic and semantic functions of subordinate clauses
  • Complementation of verbs and adjectives
  • The noun phrase
  • Theme, focus, and information processing
  • The English language
  • From sentence to text -- Appendix I: Word-formation
  • Appendix II: Stress, rhythm, and intonation
  • Appendix III: Punctuation -- Bibliography -- Index
  • A survey of English grammar
  • Verbs and auxiliaries
  • The semantics of the verb phrase
  • Nouns and determiners
  • Pronouns and numerals
  • Adjectives and adverbs
  • The semantics and grammar of adverbials
Control code
ocm11533395
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
x, 1779 pages
Isbn
9780582517349
Lccn
84027848
System control number
(Sirsi) i0582517346
Label
A Comprehensive grammar of the English language, Randolph Quirk ... [et. al.] ; index by David Crystal
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [1641]-1664) and index
Contents
  • Prepositions and prepositionals phrases
  • The simple sentence
  • Sentence types and discourse functions
  • Pro-forms and ellipsis
  • Coordination
  • The complex sentence
  • Syntatic and semantic functions of subordinate clauses
  • Complementation of verbs and adjectives
  • The noun phrase
  • Theme, focus, and information processing
  • The English language
  • From sentence to text -- Appendix I: Word-formation
  • Appendix II: Stress, rhythm, and intonation
  • Appendix III: Punctuation -- Bibliography -- Index
  • A survey of English grammar
  • Verbs and auxiliaries
  • The semantics of the verb phrase
  • Nouns and determiners
  • Pronouns and numerals
  • Adjectives and adverbs
  • The semantics and grammar of adverbials
Control code
ocm11533395
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
x, 1779 pages
Isbn
9780582517349
Lccn
84027848
System control number
(Sirsi) i0582517346

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