LINGUIST List 8.1242

Fri Aug 29 1997

Books: Modern Lang. Society of Helsinki

Editor for this issue: Martin Jacobsen <>

Links to the websites of all LINGUIST's supporting publishers are available at the end of this issue.


  1. Kuusisto Pekka, new books

Message 1: new books

Date: Thu, 28 Aug 1997 09:56:20 EET DST
From: Kuusisto Pekka <>
Subject: new books

The Modern Language Society of Helsinki is pleased to announce
the publication of vol. 52 in its series Memoires de la Societe
Neophilologique de Helsinki: 

TO EXPLAIN THE PRESENT, Studies in the Changing English
Language in Honour of Matti Rissanen, edited by Terttu Nevalainen
and Leena Kahlas-Tarkka. Helsinki: Societe Neophilologique. 1997.
(503 p. USD 50.)

The volume contains 29 articles on English corpus linguistics and the
historical study of the English language by internationally recognized
contributors. It was presented to Professor Matti Rissanen on the
occasion of his sixtieth birthday in June 1997.


Part I: From Old to Early Modern English:
Norman F. Blake, Fran Colman, Antonette diPaolo Healey,
Risto Hiltunen, Dieter Kastovsky, Matti Kilpio, Roger Lass,
Anneli Meurman-Solin, Bruce Mitchell, Saara Nevanlinna,
Michiko Ogura, Kirsti Peitsara, Antoinette Renouf,
Fred C. Robinson, Irma Taavitsainen and Paivi Pahta

Part II: From Early Modern English to the Present Day:
John Anderson, Douglas Biber and Edward Finegan, Manfred Gorlach,
Stig Johansson, Barbara Kryk-Kastovsky, Merja Kyto and
Suzanne Romaine, Geoffrey Leech and Jonathan Culpeper,
Magnus Ljung, Helena Raumolin-Brunberg and Arja Nurmi,
Mats Ryden, Jan Svartvik and Alex Chengyu Fang,
Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Gunnel Tottie, Susan Wright. 

Previous volumes in the series:

Vol. 45 (1987, 591 p. USD 48.00) Neophilologica Fennica
(Societe Neophilologique 100 ans, Neuphilologischer Verein
100 Jahre, Modern Language Society 100 years), edenda curavit
Leena Kahlas-Tarkka.

Vol. 46 (1987, 192 p. USD 29.00) Leena Kahlas-Tarkka,
The Uses and Shades of Meaning of Words for 'Every' and 'Each' in
Old English, with an Addendum on Early Middle English

Vol. 47 (1988, 248 p. USD 36.00) Irma Taavitsainen, Middle English
Lunaries: A Study of the Genre.

Vol. 48 (1988, 104 p. USD 14.00) Roberto e Marjatta Wis,
Angel Ganivet in Finlandia. Studio biografico e testi (con 32 

Vol. 49 (1989, 285 p. USD 43.00) Matti Kilpio, Passive Constructions
in Old English Translations from Latin, with Special Reference to
the OE Bede and the Pastoral Care.

Vol. 50 (1991, 308 p. USD 43.00) Helena Raumolin-Brunberg,
The Noun Phrase in Early Sixteenth-Century English: A Study Based
on Sir Thomas More's Writings.

Vol. 51 (1991, 314 p. USD 43.00) Terttu Nevalainen, BUT, ONLY,
JUST: Focusing Adverbial Change in Modern English 1500-1900.

All volumes are available from:
Tiedekirja Bookshop
Kirkkokatu 14, FIN-00170 Helsinki, Finland
fax: +358-9-635017

For further information, please contact <>
or visit the homepage of the Modern Language Society

Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue

The following contributing LINGUIST publishers have made their backlists available on the World Wide Web: