Charlotte Maekelberghe

List of John Benjamins publications for which Charlotte Maekelberghe plays a role.



Explorations in English Historical Syntax

Edited by Hubert Cuyckens, Hendrik De Smet, Liesbet Heyvaert and Charlotte Maekelberghe

[Studies in Language Companion Series, 198] 2018. viii, 312 pp.
Subjects English linguistics | Germanic linguistics | Historical linguistics | Syntax


This chapter reassesses the paradigmatic relations between present-day English nominal and verbal gerunds by examining their variation potential at an abstract-schematic level as well as at token-level. Results show that functional overlap is mainly instigated by verbal gerunds taking up more… read more | Chapter
Fonteyn, Lauren and Charlotte Maekelberghe. 2018. Competing motivations in the diachronic nominalization of English gerunds. Diachronica 35:4, pp. 487–524
The present study is an in-depth, corpus-based analysis of the rise and institutionalization of the indefinite nominal gerund in Late Modern English, considering the observed developments in light of their interactions with functionally related constructions. Based on historical data taken from the… read more | Article