English Historical Linguistics 2006

Selected papers from the fourteenth International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 14), Bergamo, 21–25 August 2006

Volume III: Geo-Historical Variation in English

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| University of Bergamo
| University of Bergamo
| University of Bergamo
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The papers collected in this volume were first presented at the 14th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (Bergamo, 2006). Alongside studies of syntax, morphology, lexis and semantics, published in two sister volumes, many innovative contributions focused on geo-historical variation in English. A carefully peer-reviewed selection, including two plenary lectures, appears here in print for the first time, bearing witness to the increasing scholarly interest in varieties of English other than so-called ‘standard’ English. In all the contributions, well-established methods of historical dialectology combine with new theoretical approaches, in an attempt to shed more light on phenomena that have hitherto remained unexplored, or have only just begun to be investigated. Perceptual dialectology is also taken into consideration, and state-of-the-art tools, such as electronic corpora and atlases, are employed consistently, ensuring the methodological homogeneity of the contributions.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 297]  2008.  xiii, 197 pp.
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Table of Contents
Foreword
vii–viii
Introduction
ix–xiii
The early Middle English scribe: Sprach er wie er schrieb?
Margaret Laing
1–44
Essex/Suffolk scribes and their language in fifteenth-century London
Lister M. Matheson
45–65
Middle English word geography: Methodology and applications illustrated
María José Carrillo Linares and Edurne Garrido Anes
67–89
Northern Middle English: Towards telling the full story
Julia Fernández Cuesta and Nieves Rodríguez Ledesma
91–109
The origins of the Northern Subject Rule
Nynke de Haas
111–130
Dynamic dialectology and social networks
Mieko Ogura and William S-Y. Wang
131–151
The Celtic hypothesis hasn't gone away: New perspectives on old debates
Markku Filppula
153–170
On the trail of "intolerable Scoto-Hibernic jargon": Ulster English, Irish English and dialect hygiene in William Carleton's Traits and stories of the Irish peasantry (First Series, 1830)
Kevin McCafferty
171–184
Exceptions to sound change and external motivation
Raymond Hickey
185–194
Index of subjects
195–197
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CFF – Historical & comparative linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2008002770