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
Englishes Around the World I. General Studies: British Isles, North America
The two volumes of Englishes Around the World present high-quality original research papers written in honour of Manfred Goerlach, founder and editor of the journal English World-Wide and the book series Varieties of English Around the World. The papers thematically focus on the field that Manfred Georlach has helped to build and shape. Volume 1 contains articles on general topics and studies of what might be termed