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LINGUIST List 21.692

Tue Feb 09 2010

Books: Syntax/Socioling/Historical Ling/Lang Documentation: Gelderen

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, An Introduction to the Grammar of English: Gelderen

Message 1: An Introduction to the Grammar of English: Gelderen
Date: 02-Feb-2010
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: An Introduction to the Grammar of English: Gelderen
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Title: An Introduction to the Grammar of English
Subtitle: Revised edition
Published: 2010
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=Z%20153

Author: Elly van Gelderen
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288622 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288622 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027232700 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027232700 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027211682 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 33.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9789027211682 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Abstract:

Editor's Note: This book is the revision of a previously announced book.

It has been eight years since An Introduction to the Grammar of
English
was first published. The second edition is completely revised
and greatly expanded, especially where texts, example sentences, exercises,
and cartoons are concerned. It continues to provide a very lively and
clearly written textbook. The book introduces basic concepts of grammar in
a format which inspires the reader to use linguistic arguments. The style
of the book is engaging and examples from poetry, jokes, and puns
illustrate grammatical concepts. The focus is on syntactic analysis and
evidence. However, special topic sections contribute sociolinguistic and
historical reasons behind prescriptive rules such as the bans on split
infinitives, dangling participles, and preposition stranding. The book is
written for undergraduate students and structured for a semester-long
course. It provides exercises, keys to those exercises, and sample exams.
It also includes a comprehensive glossary. A basic website will be kept up
at: http://www.public.asu.edu/~gelderen/grammar.htm.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
                            Sociolinguistics
                            Syntax
                            Grammars
                            Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=45966


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