This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'
This volume contains a broad selection of papers presented at the Ninth International Conference on English Historical Linguistics, held at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, in August 1996. The selection of articles reflects the main areas of current scholarly interest in English historical linguistics.