Mysteries of English Grammar: A Guide to Complexities of the English Language (Hardcover)

Mysteries of English Grammar: A Guide to Complexities of the English Language By Andreea S. Calude, Laurie Bauer Cover Image
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This book illuminates some of the complexities of the grammar of English, the areas where new discoveries await and why it matters. Both aimed at the interested general reader and the beginning student of English language and linguistics, this is a fresh take on grammar.

About the Author


Andreea S. Calude is a Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. She has a background in mathematics and linguistics and researches (spoken) grammar, language evolution, loanwords and just about any quantitative language-related question she can get data on. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Te Reo - the Journal of the Linguistic Society of New Zealand and the co-editor of Questions About Language, with Laurie Bauer (2020).Laurie Bauer FRSNZ is Emeritus Professor of Linguistics at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He is the author of over twenty books including The Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology (2013), which won the LSA's Leonard Bloomfield Prize. In 2017 he was awarded the Royal Society of New Zealand's Humanities Medal.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780367710248
ISBN-10: 0367710242
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: September 30th, 2021
Pages: 176
Language: English