The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
More Englishes. New Studies in Varieties of English 1988-1994
Varieties of English Around the World
This collection of 8 papers is a continuation of Manfred Goerlach's previous collection "Englishes" with the author's most influential writings in the field of varieties of English Contents: Preface/More Englishes; Varietas delectat: forms and functions of English around the world; Innovation in new Englishes; Word-formation and the ENL: ESL: EFL distinction; Heteronymy in International English; Dictionaries of transplanted Englishes; Irish English and Irish culture in dictionaries of English; Text types and Indian English; Sociolinguistic determinants for literature in dialects and minority languages: Max and Moritz in Scots.