Grammar Products

  • An Introduction to Middle English

    By E.E. Wardale

    First published in 1937, this book supplies a history of the living growth of the language from Old English to medieval times. It offers an in-depth study of the growth of vocabulary from literature and social interaction, bringing out the fact that it is words chiefly that foreign influence has…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • Burmese

    A Comprehensive Grammar

    By Mathias Jenny, San San Hnin Tun

    Burmese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Burmese grammar. It presents a fresh and thorough description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Burmese. The volume is organized to promote a thorough understanding of Burmese grammar. It…

    Paperback – 2016-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

  • From Conversation to Oral Tradition

    A Simplest Systematics for Oral Traditions

    By Raymond F Person

    This book argues that many of the most prominent features of oral epic poetry in a number of traditions can best be understood as adaptations or stylizations of conversational language use, and advances the claim that if we can understand how conversation is structured, it will aid our…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • An Introduction to English Grammar

    4th Edition

    By Gerald Nelson, Sidney Greenbaum

    An Introduction to English Grammar provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of English grammar. The first part of the book (‘The Grammar’) provides a step-by-step introduction to the key topics in English grammar. The second part (‘The Applications’) shows how a grasp of these topics can be…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge

  • Pattern in English

    A Fresh Approach to Grammar

    By W. H. Mittins

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • An Historic Tongue

    Studies in English Linguistics in Memory of Barbara Strang

    Edited by Graham Nixon, John Honey

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • Towards a Contextual Grammar of English

    The Clause and its Place in the Definition of Sentence

    By Eugene Winter

    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.…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • Grammatical Gender in English

    950 to 1250

    By Charles Jones

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • An Advanced English Syntax

    Based on the Principles and Requirements of the Grammatical Society

    By C. T. Onions

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • From Words to Grammar

    Discovering English Usage

    By Roger Berry

    From Words to Grammar is a different introduction to grammar for students. Taking a word-based approach to grammar, this innovative book introduces the subject through the analysis of over a hundred of the most commonly used English words. Each unit focuses on a different word class, using an…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge

  • The Elliptical Noun Phrase in English

    Structure and Use

    By Christine Günther

    This book presents a detailed analysis of structural as well as pragmatic aspects underlying the phenomenon of noun ellipsis in English. Here Günther examines the structure of elliptical noun phrases to account for the conditions on noun ellipsis and those on one-insertion, with special emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

  • The World of Words

    An Introduction to Language in General and to English and American in Particular

    By Eric Partridge

    First published in 1939, this book provides a brief but comprehensive view of language in general, and of English and American language in particular. It is suitable for beginners and those who wish to learn about the basics of linguistics.…

    Hardback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

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