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The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar (Oxford Paperback Reference)

The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar (Oxford Paperback Reference)
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780192800879
ISBN 10: 192800876
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1998-09-24
Format: Paperback
Pages: 464
List Price: $25.00

This major new reference offers the general reader, student, and professional clear and immediate A-Z access to 1,000 grammatical terms and their meanings. All currently accepted terms are included, as well as traditional terms, more controversial newer terms, and terms belonging to linguistics. Each term is accompanied by a concise definition and detailed explanations, including examples of language in use and frequent quotations from existing texts.


A reference for professionals, students, or amateurs exploring the increasingly complex models for how the English language (or in some cases, all languages) work. Concisely defines over 1,000 terms including both modern and traditional grammars, linguistics, phonetics, and Chomskyan approaches. Includes many examples and frequent quotations of grammar texts. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)