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Title: Negation in Non-Standard British English
Subtitle: Gaps, Relularizations and Asymetrics
Written By: Lieselotte Anderwald
Series Title: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

Based on the British National Corpus, this book investigates a range of morphosyntactic features of negation that can be found in everyday spoken language and provides the first thorough empirical study of the field of non-standard negation.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 041525874X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 240
Prices: 95.00