A Grammar of Contemporary English

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This is a bibliography page, concerning a work to which reference is made elsewhere in this guide.


Quirk, Randolph, Greenbaum, Sidney, Leech, Geoffrey and Svartvik, Jan (1973) A Grammar of Contemporary English, 2nd edition with corrections, London, Longman.
The first impression of the first edition was 1972. This is the first step in the body of work on describing the grammar of the English Language that culminated in Quirk, 1985. Others, in what were always envisaged as "a series of grammars" (Quirk, 1985) included
Quirk, Randolph and Greenbaum, Sidney (1973) A University Grammar of English, London, Longman.
Leech, Geoffrey and Svartvik, Jan (1975), A Communicative Grammar of English, Harlow, Longman. (2nd edition, 1998).
Greenbaum, Sidney and Quirk, Randolph (1990) A Student's Grammar of the English Language, Harlow, Longman.
There is a workbook founded on the Student's Grammar:
Chalker, Sylvia (1992) A Student's English Grammar Workbook, Harlow, Longman.