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Modern Theories of Grammar

Using this Guide

Welcome to the Library Research Guide for Modern Theories of Grammar! This webpage contains a lot of information that will be useful for starting and supporting your research.

On the home page, you can find:

  • Databases
  • Internet Resources
  • Citation Guides
  • Information about Course Reserves 


You can also visit the other pages through the tab at the top to find resources tailored to specific themes in the course. If you have any questions or run into any issues, please send an email to your subject librarian, Sara Kern


Internet Resources

Randall Munroe. "Xkcd: Writing Skills.", 19 June 2015. <>.

Materials on Reserve @ the Circulation Desk


  • McWhorter, John. 2004. The story of human language. (DVD 763 BOOK)
  • McWhorter, John. 2004. The story of human language. Parts 1, 2, and 3. (DVD 763)
  • WNET/PBS. 2002. Secret life of the brain. Parts 1 (Baby’s brain and Child’sbrain) and 3 (Adult brain and Aging brain). (DVD 308 Pt. 3)
  • Films for the Humanities and Sciences. Speaking in tongues. Parts 1 (Letthere be words: The origin of human language”), 2 (Constant change: The diversification and spread of language”), and 5 (Birth and death: The life cycle of language”). (DVD 1010)


  • WNET/PBS. 1988. The mind. Episode 7: Language. (Video 390


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