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- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2001; US$ 99.95
This textbook on syntax aims to give students a thorough grounding in the basics of sentence structure, and at the same time strives to acquaint them with the essentials of syntactic argument. This edition contains many new exercises, which are now graded in terms of level of difficulty. more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 54.99
This is the first exhaustive investigation of gradience in syntax, conceived of as grammatical indeterminacy. It looks at gradience in English word classes, phrases, clauses and constructions, and examines how it may be recognized, defined, and differentiated. Bas Aarts considers the degree to which gradience is a grammatical phenomenon or a by-product... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 28.99
Oxford Modern English Grammar is Oxford's brand new and definitive guide to English grammar. This book has been written by a leading expert in the field, covers both British and American English, and makes use of authentic spoken and written examples. Arranged in four clear parts for ease of use, its comprehensive coverage ranges from the very... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 232.95
The Handbook of English Linguistics is a collection of articles written by leading specialists on all core areas of English linguistics that provides a state-of-the-art account of research in the field. Brings together articles from the core areas of English linguistics, including syntax, phonetics, phonology, morphology, as well as variation,... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 54.95
This book analyses the functioning of modern democracies in terms of two basic principles: political representation and policy congruence between citizens and their representatives. Fundamental changes in society have challenged democracy's functioning and this book examines whether democracy still works today, and, if so, how it works. They present... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 195.00
ICE-GB is a 1 million-word corpus of contemporary British English. It is fully parsed, and contains over 83,000 syntactic trees. Together with the dedicated retrieval software, ICECUP, ICE-GB is an unprecedented resource for the study of English syntax.Exploring Natural Language is a comprehensive guide to both corpus and software. It contains a full... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00
English Corpus Linguistics is a step-by-step guide to creating and analyzing linguistic corpora. The author shows how to collect and computerize data for inclusion in a corpus; how to annotate the data; and how to conduct a linguistic analysis of it once it has been created. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 33.00
How did grammatical gender in English get replaced by a system dependent on natural gender? How is this related to 'irregular agreement' (she for ships) and 'sexist' language use (generic he) in Modern English? This study, based on extensive corpus data, offers an important historical perspective on these controversial questions. more...