New Perspectives on English Historical Linguistics

Selected papers from 12 ICEHL, Glasgow, 21–26 August 2002

Volume I: Syntax and Morphology

Christian Kay | University of Glasgow
Simon Horobin | University of Glasgow
ORCID logoJeremy J. Smith | University of Glasgow
ISBN 9789027247636 (Eur) | EUR 120.00
ISBN 9781588115140 (USA) | USD 180.00
ISBN 9789027295439 | EUR 120.00 | USD 180.00
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This is the first of two volumes of papers selected from those given at the 12th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics. The second is New Perspectives on English Historical Linguistics (2): Lexis and Transmission. Together the volumes provide an overview of many of the issues that are currently engaging practitioners in the field. In this volume, the primary concern is with the historical grammar of English. Some papers take a broad overview of the subject, positioning it within current advances in linguistic theory, while others deal with specific points of syntax and morphology in a historical context. There is a recurrent emphasis on data collection and analysis, with a chronological range from Old to Present Day English, and a geographical spread from Scotland to Newfoundland. Contributions from scholars around the world remind us that not only English itself but the history of English is now an international possession.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 251] 2004.  x, 262 pp.
Publishing status: Available
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Main BIC Subject

CF: Linguistics

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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