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The Resource The Chicago guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation, Bryan A. Garner

The Chicago guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation, Bryan A. Garner

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The Chicago guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation
Title
The Chicago guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation
Statement of responsibility
Bryan A. Garner
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Few people can write on the English language with the authority of Bryan A. Garner. The author of The Chicago Manual of Style's "Grammar and Usage" chapter, Garner explains the vagaries of English with absolute precision and utmost clarity. With The Chicago Guide to Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation, he has written the definitive guide for writers who want their prose to be both memorable and correct. Throughout the book Garner describes standard literary English--the forms that mark writers and speakers as educated users of the language. He also offers historical context for understanding the development of these forms. The section on grammar explains how the canonical parts of speech came to be identified, while the section on syntax covers the nuances of sentence patterns as well as both traditional sentence diagramming and transformational grammar. The usage section provides an unprecedented trove of empirical evidence in the form of Google Ngrams, diagrams that illustrate the changing prevalence of specific terms over decades and even centuries of English literature. Garner also treats punctuation and word formation, and concludes the book with an exhaustive glossary of grammatical terms and a bibliography of suggested further reading and references"--Publisher
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Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Garner, Bryan A
Dewey number
428.2
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1106
LC item number
.G35 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
Series statement
Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • REFERENCE
  • English language
  • English language
Label
The Chicago guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation, Bryan A. Garner
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 497-505) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The traditional parts of speech. Nouns ; Pronouns ; Adjectives ; Verbs ; Adverbs ; Prepositions ; Conjunctions ; Interjections -- Syntax. Sentences, clauses, and their patterns ; Traditional sentence diagramming ; Transformational grammar -- Word formation -- Word usage. Introduction ; Troublesome words and phrases ; Bias-free language ; Prepositional idioms -- Punctuation. The comma ; The semicolon ; The colon ; Parentheses ; The em-dash (or long dash) ; The en-dash (or short dash) ; The hyphen ; The apostrophe ; Quotation marks ; The question mark ; The exclamation mark ; The period ; Bracket ; The slash (virgule) ; Bullets ; Ellipsis dots -- Select glossary -- Pronunciation guide
Control code
ocn932066507
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 583 pages
Isbn
9780226188850
Lccn
2015047425
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780226188850
  • (OCoLC)932066507
Label
The Chicago guide to grammar, usage, and punctuation, Bryan A. Garner
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 497-505) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The traditional parts of speech. Nouns ; Pronouns ; Adjectives ; Verbs ; Adverbs ; Prepositions ; Conjunctions ; Interjections -- Syntax. Sentences, clauses, and their patterns ; Traditional sentence diagramming ; Transformational grammar -- Word formation -- Word usage. Introduction ; Troublesome words and phrases ; Bias-free language ; Prepositional idioms -- Punctuation. The comma ; The semicolon ; The colon ; Parentheses ; The em-dash (or long dash) ; The en-dash (or short dash) ; The hyphen ; The apostrophe ; Quotation marks ; The question mark ; The exclamation mark ; The period ; Bracket ; The slash (virgule) ; Bullets ; Ellipsis dots -- Select glossary -- Pronunciation guide
Control code
ocn932066507
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 583 pages
Isbn
9780226188850
Lccn
2015047425
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780226188850
  • (OCoLC)932066507

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