The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language

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The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language
Author Rodney Huddleston
Geoffrey K. Pullum
Subject Comprehensive descriptive grammar of the English language
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Publication date
April 15, 2002
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 1860
ISBN 0-521-43146-8
OCLC 46641801

The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language, often abbreviated CGEL by its adherents, is a comprehensive reference book on English language grammar. Its primary authors are Rodney Huddleston and Geoffrey K. Pullum. It was published by Cambridge University Press in 2002.


  • Aarts, Bas. (2004). Grammatici certant. Journal of Linguistics, 40, 365–382.
  • Leech, Geoffrey. (2004). A new Gray's Anatomy of English grammar. English Language and Linguistics, 8 (1), 121–147.

It also won the Leonard Bloomfield Book Award of the Linguistic Society of America in 2004.[1]

See also


  1. ^ "Leonard Bloomfield Book Award Previous Holders". Linguist Society of America. Retrieved August 18, 2015.

External links

  • Cambridge University, Linguistics
  • Review by Peter W. Culicover

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