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Name: Marina  Dossena
Institution: University of Bergamo
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Homepage: http://www.unibg.it/struttura/struttura.asp?rubrica=1&persona=246&nome=Marina&cognome=Dossena
State and/or Country: Italy   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Historical Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Scots
Language Family(ies): New English
Selected Publications: 2006, Business and Official Correspondence: Historical Investigations, edited by Marina Dossena and Susan M. Fitzmaurice. Bern, Peter Lang.

2005, Scotticisms in Grammar and Vocabulary. Edinburgh, Birlinn.

2004, Methods and Data in English Historical Dialectology, edited by Marina Dossena and Roger Lass. Bern, Peter Lang.

2003, Insights into Late Modern English, edited by Marina Dossena and Charles Jones, Bern, Peter Lang.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Business and Official Correspondence
 Diachronic Perspectives on Domain-Specific English
 English Historical Linguistics 2006
 English Historical Linguistics 2006
 English Historical Linguistics 2006
 English Historical Linguistics 2006
 Studies in Late Modern English Correspondence
 Studies in English and European Historical Dialectology
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  English Historical Linguistics 2006
Courses Taught: History of the English Language

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