Aspects of English Negation

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This book contains eleven carefully selected papers, all discussing negative constructions in English. The aim of this volume is to bring together empirical research into the development of English negation and analyses of syntactic variations in Present-day English negation. The first part "Aspects of Negation in the History of English" includes six contributions, which focus on the usages of the negative adverbs ne and not, the decline of negative concord, and the development of the auxiliary do in negation. Most of the themes discussed here are then linked to the second part "Aspects of Negation in Present-day English". Especially, the issue of negative concord is repeatedly explored by three of the five papers in this part, one related to British English dialects in general, another to Tyneside English, and the other to African American Vernacular English. This book uniquely highlights the importance of continuity from Old English to Present-day English, while, in its introduction, it provides a useful detailed survey of previous studies on English negation.
[Not in series, 132]  2005.  xii, 239 pp.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgement
vii
List of contributors
ix
List of abbreviations
xi
Introduction: Studies on English Negation and the Present Volume
Yoko Iyeiri
1–11
I. Aspects of Negation in the History of English
Negative Constructions in Old English: The Question of Cynewulf’s Authorship
Jun Terasawa
15–25
Variable Features of Negative Elements in Old English Psalter Glosses
Michiko Ogura
27–38
On Grammaticalization of Negative Adverbs, with Special Reference to Jespersen’s Cycle Recast
Ohkado Masayuki
39–58
“I not say” Once Again: A Study of the Early History of the “not + finite verb” Type in English
Yoko Iyeiri
59–81
Decline of Multiple Negation Revisited
Hideo Nishimura
83–92
A History of the Negative Interrogative do in Seveteenth- to Nineteenth-Century Diaries and Correspondance
Fujio Nakamura
93–111
II. Aspects of Negation in Present-day English
Negative Concord in British English Dialects
Lieselotte Anderwald
113–137
No, nay, never : Negation in Tyneside English
Joan C. Beal and Karen P. Corrigan
139–157
A Corpus-based Study of the haven’t NP Pattern in American English
Naohiro Takizawa
159–171
Negation in African American Vernacular English
Darin Howe
173–203
Subjective Meanings of Except-linkage in Present-day English in Comparison with Including
Mitsumi Uchida
205–227
Name Index
229–231
Subject Index
233–239
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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