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Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2004 15:54:07 -0400 (EDT)
From: paul <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: New Perspectives on English Historical Linguistics: Kay, Horobin, Smith (Eds)



Title: New Perspectives on English Historical Linguistics
Subtitle: Selected papers from 12 ICEHL, Glasgow, 21--26 August 2002:
	 Volume I: Syntax and Morphology
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 251

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher:	John Benjamins
		http://www.benjamins.com/
		http://www.benjamins.nl/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=CILT%20251

Editor: Christian J. Kay, University of Glasgow
Editor: Simon Horobin, University of Glasgow
Editor: Jeremy Smith, University of Glasgow

Hardback: ISBN: 9027247633, Pages: x, 264 pp., Price: EURO 120.00

			
Abstract:

This is the first of two volumes of papers selected from those given
at the 12th International Conference on English Historical
Linguistics. The second is New Perspectives on English Historical
Linguistics (2): Lexis and Transmission. Together the volumes provide
an overview of many of the issues that are currently engaging
practitioners in the field. In this volume, the primary concern is
with the historical grammar of English. Some papers take a broad
overview of the subject, positioning it within current advances in
linguistic theory, while others deal with specific points of syntax
and morphology in a historical context. There is a recurrent emphasis
on data collection and analysis, with a chronological range from Old
to Present Day English, and a geographical spread from Scotland to
Newfoundland. Contributions from scholars around the world remind us
that not only English itself but the history of English is now an
international possession.


Table of contents

Acknowledgements vii
Introduction ix--x

Verbal -s reconsidered: The Subject Type Constraint as a diagnostic of
historical transatlantic relationship
Sandra Clarke 1--13

Do grammars change when they leak?
David Denison 15--29

Grammar change versus language change: Is there a difference?
Olga Fischer 31--63

Indefinite Pronominal Anaphora in English correspondence between 1500
and 1800
Mikko Laitinen 65--81

>From resultative predicate to event-modifier: The case of forth and
on
Bettelou Los 83--102

Family values
April McMahon and Robert McMahon 103--123

>From inventory to typology in English historical dialectology
Anneli Meurman-Solin 125--151

Consumers of correctness: Men, women, and language in eighteenth-century classified advertisements
Carol Percy 153--176

Accounting for vernacular features in a Scottish dialect: Relic, innovation, analogy and drift
Jennifer Smith 177--193

On MV/VM order in Beowulf
Hironori Suzuki 195--213

DARE and NEED in British and American present-day English: 1960s--1990s
Martine Taeymans 215--227

What drove do?
Anthony Warner 229--242

The HAVE -'perfect' in Old English
Ilse Wischer 243--255

Name index 257
Subject index 259


Lingfield(s):	Historical Linguistics
		
Subject Language(s):	English (Language code: ENG)
		
Written In:	English (Language Code: ENG)


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