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Major Works: Grammar

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 22 new and published major works in the subject of Grammar — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Pattern in English

    A Fresh Approach to Grammar

    By W. H. Mittins

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This book, first published in 1950, is a collection of what the author felt to be the minimum of English grammar relevant to efficient communication in language. The scope of this title was determined by collecting from children’s writings examples of common faults and weaknesses, and it is through...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. An Historic Tongue

    Studies in English Linguistics in Memory of Barbara Strang

    Edited by Graham Nixon, John Honey

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This volume, first published in 1988, represents in its papers the wide-ranging yet coherent linguistic interests of the late Barbara Strang (1925-1982). For her, the history of English and its current state were two sides of the same coin, and the principle theme of this collection is that neither...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. An Advanced English Syntax

    Based on the Principles and Requirements of the Grammatical Society

    By C. T. Onions

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This book, first published in 1970, is the reissue of the sixth edition of C. T. Onions’ standard introductory text-book, based on the principles and requirements of the Grammatical Society. The Introduction is designed to provide a full scheme of sentence analysis. The rest of the book is arranged...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Grammatical Gender in English

    950 to 1250

    By Charles Jones

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    First published in 1988, this book explores the grammatical loss of gender in English. It demonstrates that from the end of the Old English period, there was a considerable time period, of about three hundred years, during which there existed "echoes" of the gender classification of nouns. The...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles

    Volume 1, Sounds and Spellings

    By Otto Jespersen

    Series: Otto Jespersen

    This book was first published in 1954....

    Published October 16th 2006 by Routledge

  7. A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles

    Volume 2, Syntax (first volume)

    By Otto Jespersen

    Series: Otto Jespersen

    This book was first published in 1954....

    Published October 16th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Novial Lexike

    Series: Otto Jespersen

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 16th 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Philosophy of Grammar

    By Otto Jespersen

    Series: Otto Jespersen

    This book was first published in 1924....

    Published October 16th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Progress in Language, with special reference to English

    Series: Otto Jespersen

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 16th 2006 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Grammatical Gender in English: 950 to 1250
    By Charles Jones
    To Be Published July 9th 2015

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