List of John Benjamins publications for which Claudia Lange plays a role.
Subjects English linguistics | Multilingualism | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics
This paper focuses on the ‘intrusive as’-construction in complex-transitive verbcomplementation which was so far only attested for Indian English. Our datashow that ‘intrusive as’ is a common feature in South Asian Englishes generally, albeit to different degrees. Comparing the South Asian data… read more | Article
This paper focuses on the ‘intrusive as’-construction in complex-transitive verb complementation which was so far only attested for Indian English. Our data show that ‘intrusive as’ is a common feature in South Asian Englishes generally, albeit to different degrees. Comparing the South Asian data… read more | Article
For some reason, Indian English (IndE) discourse particles have not been as popular with the World Englishes scientific community as their counterparts in Singapore English. Whereas the whole range of discourse particles in colloquial Singapore English has already been treated quite exhaustively,… read more | Article
It is generally assumed that the construction It is me emerged in the 16th century as the more colloquial alternative to It is I. In this paper, we focus on the structure and distribution of two constructions featuring It is I/me, namely cleft constructions (ClCs) and identificational copular… read more | Article
This paper investigates the use of only and itself in Indian English, drawing on data from the Indian subcorpus of the International Corpus of English (ICE-India). In all varieties of English, only is used as an exclusive focus particle and itself as a reflexive pronoun and intensifier. Indian… read more | Article