Grammatical and Lexical Variance in English

Randolph Quirk

Editura: Longman
Written by one of Britain's most distinguished linguists, this book is concerned with the phenomenon of variance in English grammar and vocabulary across regional, social, stylistic and temporal space.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : Foreword

    1. Variance in English: the global context
    2. Variance and the concept of good usage
    3. Language varieties and standard language
    4. Language spread and language variation
    5. Linguistic variance: nature and art
    6. Orwell and language engineering
    7. Exploring the English genitive: a tribute to Jespersen
    8. A case study of multiple meaning
    9. Non-finite clauses in Chaucer
    10. On having a look in a corpus
    11. The Survey of English Usage and adverbial realisations
    12. Grammatical data by elicitation
    13. A problem of modality
    14. Acceptability experiments in spoken English
    15. A tough object to trace
    16. Activating latent contrasts
    17. Contrasts in lexical semantics
    18. Aspect and variant inflexion
    19. Taking a deep smell: sex and a single verb

  • Data Publicarii : 1995
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 240
  • ISBN : 9780582253582
255.99 Lei
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