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A critical account of English syntax : grammar, meaning, text

Author: E K Brown; J E Miller
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Edinburgh textbooks on the English language., Advanced.
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Tackling the role of syntactic constructions in text, this textbook brings out the connections between syntactic structures and semantics/pragmatics and the function of different clausal structures in written and spoken texts. It also draws attention to variation in standard written English, to the grammatical structures and discourse devices in spoken English, and to ongoing changes in English grammar. It focuses  Read more...
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Named Person: Englisch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E K Brown; J E Miller
ISBN: 9780748696109 0748696105 9780748696086 0748696083
OCLC Number: 950635521
Description: ix, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Edinburgh textbooks on the English language., Advanced.
Responsibility: Keith Brown and Jim Miller.

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