Concise Encyclopedia of Grammatical Categories
Author: Keith Brown, Jim Miller
Release Date: October 22, 1999
Complementing Brown & Miller's recent "Concise Encyclopedia of Syntactic Theories (1996)," to which this is a companion volume, this encyclopedia is a collection of articles drawn from the highly successful "Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics." It presents a collection of 79 articles, all of which have been revised and updated. It also provides a number of newly commissioned articles, one of which has been substantially updated and extended. The volume is alphabetically organised and includes an introduction and a glossary. The "Concise Encyclopedia of Grammatical Categories" will provide a uniquely comprehensive and authoritative overview of the building blocks of syntax: word classes, sentence/clause types, functional categories of the noun and verb, anaphora and pronominalisation, transitivity, topicalisation and work order.