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Grammar

  • The Story Cureby Dinty W. Moore

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2017; US$ 14.99

    A collection of cures for writer's block, plotting and characterization issues, and other ailments writers face when completing a novel or memoir, prescribed by the director of creative writing at Ohio University. People want to write the book they know is inside of them, but they run into stumbling blocks that trouble everyone from beginners to... more...

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Areal Linguisticsby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 128.00

    A thoroughly informed look at the treatment of language contact and change in key areas across the world. more...

  • Morphological Complexityby Matthew Baerman; Dunstan Brown; Greville G. Corbett

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    This book characterises the diverse morphological complexity we find in the languages of the world. more...

  • Negation in Early Englishby Phillip W. Wallage

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    This book presents an overview and analysis of negation in early English, using corpus data to track its development over time. more...

  • Dimensions of Variation in Written Chineseby Zheng-Sheng Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Dimensions of Variation in Written Chinese uses a corpus-based, multi-dimensional model to account for variation in written Chinese. Using statistical method and two-dimensional visual representation, it provides a concrete and objective view of the internal variation in written Chinese. This book is a timely work that addresses the growing interest... more...

  • Merge in the Mind-Brainby Naoki Fukui

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This collection of nine papers brings together Naoki Fukui?s pioneering body of work on Merge, the basic operation of human language syntax, from the two distinct but related perspectives of theoretical syntax and neurosciences. Part I presents an overview of the development of the theory of Merge and its current formulations?in linguistic theory,... more...

  • Contrastive Studies in Verbal Valencyby Lars Hellan; Andrej Malchukov; Michela Cennamo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 149.00

    This paper deals with an interesting problem of circumfixed causatives in Polish, which do not behave with respect to anticausatives in the way causative structures function in other (European) languages. This subclass of causatives does not have corresponding synthetic (single-word) anticausatives, while other causatives in Polish... more...

  • Introducing Syntaxby Olaf Koeneman; Hedde Zeijlstra

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    This lively textbook introduces readers to the formal theory of syntax, presenting contemporary insights without unnecessary technical detail. more...

  • Let's Eat Grandmaby Joanne Adams

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2017; US$ 4.99

    Do you sometimes mix up your ?affects? and ?effects?? Do you know when to use ?less? or ?fewer?? And what about punctuation ? would you like to feel sure about semicolons? Grammar can be tricky, but this book will stop you from making embarrassing slip-ups, and the bite-sized tips are sure to make your writing instantly more impressive. more...

  • The Elements of Styleby Jr. William Strunk

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    'The Elements of Style' (1918), by William Strunk, Jr., is an American English writing style guide. It is the best-known, most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required reading and usage in U.S. high school and university composition classes. This edition of 'The Elements of Style' details eight elementary... more...