B. Richard Page

List of John Benjamins publications for which B. Richard Page plays a role.

Book series

Title

Investigating West Germanic Languages: Studies in honor of Robert B. Howell

Edited by Jennifer Hendriks and B. Richard Page

[Studies in Germanic Linguistics, 8] 2024. vi, 327 pp.
Subjects English linguistics | Germanic linguistics | Theoretical linguistics

Articles

Hendriks, Jennifer and B. Richard Page 2024 Investigating West Germanic LanguagesInvestigating West Germanic Languages: Studies in honor of Robert B. Howell, Hendriks, Jennifer and B. Richard Page (eds.), pp. 2–11 | Chapter
Page, B. Richard 2024 Homorganic lengthening in late Old English revisitedInvestigating West Germanic Languages: Studies in honor of Robert B. Howell, Hendriks, Jennifer and B. Richard Page (eds.), pp. 14–31 | Chapter
Minkova & Stockwell (1992) and Kruger (2020) claim that homorganic lengthening is limited to the environment before -ld and -nd, with only high vowels lengthening before -nd. This paper examines evidence in the Ormulum and from other sources for lengthening and finds ample evidence of regular… read more
Previous investigations have reported a feminine tendency in the assignment of grammatical gender for English loanwords in Pennsylvania German as well as in other German Sprachinseln languages located in Anglophone areas (e.g. Reed 1942). This study investigates whether or not there is a feminine… read more
This investigation of Open Syllable Lengthening in Middle English and Middle Dutch treats the changes as the result of listener-based reinterpretations of coarticulatory effects on vowel duration. OSL in English is a result of compensatory lengthening, which is analyzed as a hypocorrection. OSL in… read more
Page, B. Richard 1999 The Germanic Verschärfung and Prosodic ChangeDiachronica 16:2, pp. 297–334 | Article
SUMMARY This investigation of Germanic Verscharfung distinguishes between two types of phonological change. Sound change affects only the phonetic features of a segment whereas prosodic change consists of a change in the rhythmic structure of a language. The fixing of initial stress in Germanic is… read more