Lars Hinrichs

List of John Benjamins publications for which Lars Hinrichs plays a role.


Variation in the Caribbean: From creole continua to individual agency

Edited by Lars Hinrichs and Joseph T. Farquharson

[Creole Language Library, 37] 2011. vi, 276 pp.
Subjects Creole studies | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology
Subjects Creole studies | English linguistics | Germanic linguistics | Multilingualism | Pragmatics


This paper contributes to a small, but quickly growing body of literature that looks at orthographic variation as a semiotic resource with which social stances and relations are expressed and created. First, we analyze a corpus of blog and email writing from Jamaica and its diaspora — two settings… read more
Hinrichs, Lars and Joseph T. Farquharson 2011 IntroductionVariation in the Caribbean: From creole continua to individual agency, Hinrichs, Lars and Joseph T. Farquharson (eds.), pp. 1–9 | Article
Szmrecsanyi, Benedikt and Lars Hinrichs 2008 Probabilistic determinants of genitive variation in spoken and written English: A multivariate comparison across time, space, and genresThe Dynamics of Linguistic Variation: Corpus evidence on English past and present, Nevalainen, Terttu, Irma Taavitsainen, Päivi Pahta and Minna Korhonen (eds.), pp. 291–309 | Article
This is a paper about language variation and about language change, investigating the competition between the s-genitive and the of-genitive in Modern English (written and spoken, British and American) as a case study. Drawing on a range of spoken and written corpora and considering a multivariate… read more