The Handbook of English Linguistics / Edition 1

The Handbook of English Linguistics / Edition 1

by Bas Aarts
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405113820

ISBN-13: 9781405113823

Pub. Date: 07/18/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This Handbook of English Linguistics brings together articles from the core areas of English linguistics, including syntax, phonetics, phonology, morphology, as well as variation, discourse, stylistics, and usage. Written by specialists from around the world, each contribution provides an introduction to a key area of English linguistics and includes a

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This Handbook of English Linguistics brings together articles from the core areas of English linguistics, including syntax, phonetics, phonology, morphology, as well as variation, discourse, stylistics, and usage. Written by specialists from around the world, each contribution provides an introduction to a key area of English linguistics and includes a discussion of the most recent theoretical and descriptive research, as well as extensive bibliographic references.

Together they provide a state-of-the-art account of English linguistics and is a valuable resource for both students and researchers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405113823
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/18/2006
Series:
Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics Series, #36
Pages:
824
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.87(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Description and theory9
3English corpus linguistics33
4English grammar writing72
5Data collection93
6English word classes and phrases117
7Verbs and their satellites146
8Clause types180
9Coordination and subordination198
10Tense in English220
11Aspect and aspectuality244
12Mood and modality in English269
13Information structure291
14Current changes in English syntax318
15English constructions343
16English phonetics359
17English phonology and morphology382
18Prosodic phonology411
19Intonation433
20English words461
21Compounds and minor word-formation types483
22English inflection and derivation507
23Productivity537
24Lexical semantics557
25Lexicography581
26Syntactic variation in English : a global perspective603
27Phonological variation : a global perspective625
28Spoken and written English670
29The grammar of conversation692
30Gender and the English language724
31Language and literature : stylistics742
32English usage : prescription and description759

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