List of John Benjamins publications for which Klaus Hofmann plays a role.
Stress in real time: The noun–verb stress contrast and the rhythmic context hypothesis in the history of English. Journal of Historical Linguistics 10:3, pp. 452–4862020.
This contribution reviews a series of studies by Kelly (and Bock), suggesting that stress preferences of English nouns and verbs for left-hand and right-hand stress patterns are partly a result of alternating rhythm in real utterances. This claim is tested on diachronic corpus data to verify its… read more | Article