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Name: Elizabeth  Bell Canon
Institution: Emory University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: GA
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Specialty: History of English
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: 'The Use of Modal Expression Preference as a Marker of Style and Attribution: The Case of William Tyndale and the 1533 English Enchiridion Militis Christiani.'
'Is Social Circle Puttin' on /r/s? The Life and Hard Times of One Consonant in a North Georgia Town,' published in PLUM.

'Robert Holcot,' published in ELL2
'Robert Kilwardby,' published in ELL2
'Boethius of Dacia,' published in ELL2
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Use of Modal Expression Preference as a Marker of Style and Attribution
Courses Taught: Historical Linguistics
Language and Social Interaction
Early British Authors
History of English
Introduction to Linguistics
Modern English Grammar
Freshman Composition
Basic Writing
Reviewer of: English Historical Linguistics 2006, vols. 1-3 (LL Issue 20.2182)
From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic (LL Issue 20.2558)



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