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Name: David  Denison
Institution: University of Manchester
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Homepage: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/research/David.denison/
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: English historical syntax (1993)

'Syntax' in Cambridge History of Eng Lang, 1776-1997 (1998)

Generative theory and corpus studies (2000)

Fuzzy grammar: a reader (2004)

A history of the English language (with Richard Hogg) (2006)

Morphosyntactic categories and the expression of possession (2012)
Announced on LINGUIST :  Generative Theory and Corpus Studies
 Fuzzy Grammar
 English Historical Syntax Available On Demand Edition
 A History of the English Language
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Fuzzy Grammar
Dissertation Director * of: Learning Style and Identity: A sociolinguistic analysis of a Bolton High School
(Emma Moore, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Middle English Verbs of Emotion and Impersonal Constructions: A diachronic study of the syntax-semantics interface
(Ayumi Miura, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Preposition Stranding and Prescriptivism in English from 1500 to 1900: A corpus-based approach
(Nuria Yáñez-Bouza, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Relative complexity in scientific discourse

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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