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  1. Pronouns and Word Order in Old English

    With Particular Reference to the Indefinite Pronoun Man

    By Linda van Bergen

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 2003, this is a study of the syntactic behaviour of personal pronoun subjects and the indefinite pronoun man, in Old English. It focuses on differences in word order as compared to full noun phrases. In generative work on Old English, noun phrases have usually divided into two...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Towards a Contextual Grammar of English

    The Clause and its Place in the Definition of Sentence

    By Eugene Winter

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This study, first published in 1982, attempts to show that the foundations of a contextual grammar of English must be firmly based on an adequate definition of the sentence. This book will be of interest to students of language and linguistics....

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Elements of English

    An Introduction to the Principles of the Study of Language

    By William Branford

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1967, this book was based on new descriptions of English emerging from recent research. It provides an introduction to the study of the English language for the first-year university student. It will also be invaluable to all those concerned with the teaching and learning of...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Syllable-Based Generalizations in English Phonology

    By Daniel Kahn

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This dissertation, first published in 1980, is concerned with the role of the syllable in generative grammar. Kahn argues that the syllable is a necessary element in phonological descriptions by identifying aspects of phonology that seem to call for analysis in terms of syllabic structure and...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Phrase Phonology of English and French

    By Elisabeth O. Selkirk

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This work, first published in 1980, was a doctoral dissertation submitted to the Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1972. This study concerns certain aspects of the relationship between syntax and phonology in English and French. In...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Structure of English Clauses

    By David J. Young

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1980, this book provides a clear and practical introduction to a wide variety of English structures. It concentrates on a large and crucial area of English grammar, which covers units of higher rank than words, and structures that have verbs rather than nouns as their nuclear...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. A Comparative Typology of English and German

    Unifying the Contrasts

    By John A. Hawkins

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1986, this book draws together analyses of English and German. It defines the contrasts and similarities between the two languages and, in particular, looks at the question of whether contrasts in one area of the grammar is systematically related to contrasts in another, and...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Definiteness and Indefiniteness

    A Study in Reference and Grammaticality Prediction

    By John A. Hawkins

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1988, this book is concerned with the definite and indefinite articles in English. It provides an integrated pragmatic-semantic theory of definite and indefinite reference, on the basis of which, many co-occurance restrictions between articles and non-modifiers are explained. At...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Tense in English

    Its Structure and Use in Discourse

    By Renaat Declerck

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1991, this book looks at tense in English, one of the most controversial areas of grammar. Prior to the book’s original publication, the problems and interest in the subject had led to an impressive number of books and articles. Yet, despite the amount of work produced, nothing...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. On the Semantics of Syntax

    Mood and Condition in English

    By Erian C. Davies

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1979, this book develops a grammatically orientated semantics (as opposed to a semantically orientated grammar) of mood and condition in English. It seeks to establish correspondences between areas of semantic organisation (‘planes’) and surface grammar, without reverting to an...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge