Anita Auer

List of John Benjamins publications for which Anita Auer plays a role.

Titles

Exploring Future Paths for Historical Sociolinguistics

Edited by Tanja Säily, Arja Nurmi, Minna Palander-Collin and Anita Auer

[Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics, 7] 2017. vii, 331 pp.
Subjects Historical linguistics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology

Linguistics and Literary History: In honour of Sylvia Adamson

Edited by Anita Auer, Victorina González-Díaz, Jane Hodson and Violeta Sotirova

[Linguistic Approaches to Literature, 25] 2016. vi, 216 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Historical linguistics | Pragmatics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology | Theoretical literature & literary studies

Linguistics in the Netherlands 2014

Edited by Anita Auer and Björn Köhnlein

[Linguistics in the Netherlands, 31] 2014. v, 191 pp.
Subjects Theoretical linguistics

Linguistics in the Netherlands 2013

Edited by Suzanne Aalberse and Anita Auer

[Linguistics in the Netherlands, 30] 2013. iv, 213 pp.
Subjects Theoretical linguistics

Articles

The important role of historical cities as centers of higher literacy and text production in the standardization processes of written languages has been recognized some time ago by scholars working on different languages. The current article, which is couched in the study of urban vernaculars in… read more | Chapter
Säily, Tanja, Arja Nurmi, Minna Palander-Collin and Anita Auer 2017 The future of historical sociolinguistics?Exploring Future Paths for Historical Sociolinguistics, Säily, Tanja, Arja Nurmi, Minna Palander-Collin and Anita Auer (eds.), pp. 1–19
In this chapter we discuss the current achievements of historical sociolinguistics and highlight new insights provided by the contributions in the volume. Taking the essay by Nevalainen (2015) as a starting point, we will consider the themes of crossing boundaries and bridging gaps between… read more | Chapter
Auer, Anita 2016 Chapter 2. The origin and development of the iffy-an(d) conjunctionLinguistics and Literary History: In honour of Sylvia Adamson, Auer, Anita, Victorina González-Díaz, Jane Hodson and Violeta Sotirova (eds.), pp. 31–48
The an(d) conjunction, whose primary function in present-day English is coordination, could introduce conditional clauses in earlier stages of English, most notably during the Middle English and the Early Modern English periods (Rissanen 1999: 281). This particular use of the conjunction, which… read more | Article
Auer, Anita, Victorina González-Díaz, Jane Hodson and Violeta Sotirova 2016 IntroductionLinguistics and Literary History: In honour of Sylvia Adamson, Auer, Anita, Victorina González-Díaz, Jane Hodson and Violeta Sotirova (eds.), pp. 1–12
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Auer, Anita and Marcel Withoos 2015 Social stratification and stylistic choices in Thomas Dekker’s The Shoemaker’s HolidayMultilingualism in the Drama of Shakespeare and his Contemporaries, Delabastita, Dirk and Ton Hoenselaars (eds.), pp. 137–160
The English playwright Thomas Dekker belonged to a generation of dramatists, along with Shakespeare and Jonson, who, particularly in comedy, discriminated their characters through lexical and stylistic choices. This new conception of the dramatic character is well illustrated in Dekker’s play The… read more | Article
Auer, Anita 2014 Nineteenth-century English: Norms and usageNorms and Usage in Language History, 1600–1900: A sociolinguistic and comparative perspective, Rutten, Gijsbert, Rik Vosters and Wim Vandenbussche (eds.), pp. 151–170
This paper focuses on language variation and change in nineteenth-century England. The first part of the paper is concerned with grammar writing and the influence that grammatical norms may have had on the English language. The second part of the paper takes a closer look at actual language usage.… read more | Article
Auer, Anita and Björn Köhnlein 2014 ForewordLinguistics in the Netherlands 2014, Auer, Anita and Björn Köhnlein (eds.), p. 
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Laitinen, Mikko and Anita Auer 2014 Letters of Artisans and the Labouring Poor (England, c. 1750–1835): Approaching linguistic diversity in Late Modern EnglishContact, Variation, and Change in the History of English, Pfenninger, Simone E., Olga Timofeeva, Anne-Christine Gardner, Alpo Honkapohja, Marianne Hundt and Daniel Schreier (eds.), pp. 187–212
Histories of linguistic variability and language standardization in Late Modern England have predominantly focused on the well-educated layers of society. This paper aims at providing a more complete overview of language use during that period by focusing on the lower social ranks. The discussion… read more | Article
Auer, Anita and Marcel Withoos 2013 Social stratification and stylistic choices in Thomas Dekker’s The Shoemaker’s HolidayMultilingualism in the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, Delabastita, Dirk and Ton Hoenselaars (eds.), pp. 134–157
The English playwright Thomas Dekker belonged to a generation of dramatists, along with Shakespeare and Jonson, who, particularly in comedy, discriminated their characters through lexical and stylistic choices. This new conception of the dramatic character is well illustrated in Dekker’s play The… read more | Article