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  • Oxford Modern English Grammarby Bas Aarts

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 19.99

    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...

  • English Syntax and Argumentationby Bas Aarts

    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...

  • Syntactic Gradienceby Bas Aarts

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 59.99

    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...

  • The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammarby Bas Aarts; Sylvia Chalker; Edmund Weiner

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar is a straightforward and accessible A-Z guide to the diverse and often complex terminology of English grammar. It contains over 1,600 entries with clear and concise definitions, enhanced by numerous example sentences, as well as relevant quotations from the scholarly literature of the field.This second edition... more...

  • The Verb Phrase in Englishby Bas Aarts; Joanne Close; Geoffrey Leech; Sean Wallis

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 36.00

    This volume features new and groundbreaking research on recent changes in the English verb phrase. more...

  • Fuzzy Grammarby Bas Aarts; David Denison; Evelien Keizer

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 69.99

    A collection of the best work by philosophers, cognitive scientists, and linguists on grammatical gradience and linguistic uncertainty - such as when warm becomes hot, how many grains make a heap, and when a puddle becomes a pond - introduced, explained, contextualized, and indexed. more...

  • The Handbook of English Linguisticsby Bas Aarts; April McMahon

    Wiley 2008; US$ 255.95

    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...

  • Metaphor and Non-metaphorby Jan M.G. Aarts; Joseph P. Calbert

    De Gruyter 1979; US$ 154.00

    Metaphor and Non-metaphor The Semantics of Adjective-noun Combinations more...

  • Subject, Theme and Agent in Modern Standard Arabicby Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Investigates the universal categories 'subject', 'theme', and 'agent' with special reference to their functional status in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and how these three distinct functions may or may not coincide in Arabic sentences. These functions are inexplicitly characterised by classical and modern Arab linguists and Arabists alike. It has been... more...

  • The In-Situ Approach to Sluicingby Jun Abe

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    It has been standardly claimed since Merchant (2001) that island violations can be repaired by simply deleting the categories that induce such violations, as witnessed by sluicing, an ellipsis construction that deletes TP with a remnant wh -phrase. This book aims to argue that such ?repair by ellipsis? is simply a myth. Alternatively, the author argues... more...