A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles, Volume 7

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Routledge, Jul 1, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 683 pages
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Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles was first published in 1954.
 

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Contents

ABBREVIATIONS AND LIST OF BOOKS QUOTED IN VOLS IIVII
1
I WordClasses
41
II SentenceStructure and WordOrder
53
III SentenceStructure Concluded
107
IV Person
125
V Sex and Gender
174
VI Case
219
VII Case in Pronouns Continued
262
XI Comparison Continued
367
XII Determination and Indetermination The Articles
403
XIII Articles before Junctions
471
XIV Stage Two The Definite Article
479
XV Stage Three Zero
529
XVI Proper Names
544
XVII Quantifiers
580
XVIII Mood
623

VIII Case in Nouns
281
IX Case Continued
306
X Comparison
342
TECHNICAL TERMS
648
GENERAL INDEX
664
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Otto Jespersen (1860-1943) was professor of English at the University of Copenhagen. Among his many works in "Growth and Structure of the English Language," also published by the University of Chicago Press.