Rodney Huddleston

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Rodney D. Huddleston (born 1937) is a linguist and grammarian specializing in the study and description of English.

Huddleston is the primary author of The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (ISBN 0-521-43146-8), which presents a comprehensive descriptive grammar of English.

He earned his PhD from the University of Edinburgh under the supervision of Michael Halliday.[1] He is currently an Emeritus Professor at the University of Queensland, where he taught until 1997. He previously held lectureships at the University of Edinburgh, University College London, and the University of Reading.

Born in Manchester, Huddleston now resides on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.


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Partial bibliography[edit]

  • Huddleston, Rodney D. (1971). The Sentence in Written English: A Syntactic Study Based on an Analysis of Scientific Texts, Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-08062-2.
  • Huddleston, Rodney D. (1976). An Introduction to English Transformational Syntax, Longman. ISBN 0-582-55062-9.
  • Huddleston, Rodney D. (1984). Introduction to the Grammar of English, Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-22893-X.
  • Huddleston, Rodney D. (1988). English Grammar: An Outline, Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-32311-8.
  • Huddleston, Rodney D., and Geoffrey K. Pullum (2002). The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language, Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-43146-8.

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