Randolph Quirk

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Randolph Quirk (/rændɒlf kwɜ:k/; 1920-2017) was a British linguist.

A professor at University College, London, he led the UCL Survey of English Usage corpus based in the Department of English Language and Literature at that university.

See also


  • An Old English Grammar (1957) Quirk, R. and Wrenn, C. L. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 0416772404 [1] at Google Books
  • A comprehensive grammar of the English language (1985 Quirk, R., Greenbaum, S., Leech, G., Svartvik, J. Longman. ISBN 0582517346 [2] at Google Books
  • Words at work: lectures on textual structure (1986) Quirk, R. NUS Press. ISBN 9971691027 [3] at Google Books
  • A Student's Grammar of the English Language (1990) Greenbaum, Sidney and Quirk, Randolph. Addison Wesley Publishing Company. ISBN 0582059712 [4] at Google Books