The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language

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.

The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language
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AuthorRodney Huddleston
Geoffrey K. Pullum
SubjectComprehensive descriptive grammar of the English language
PublisherCambridge University Press
Publication date
April 15, 2002
Media typePrint (Hardcover)


  • 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]

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

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