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Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

By Michele Loporcaro

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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

This book "challenges the assumption that there is only one 'legitimate' and homogenous form of English or of any other language" and "supports the view of different/alternative histories of the English language and will appeal to readers who are skeptical of 'standard' language ideology."


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Title: Syntactic Effects of Morphological Change
Written By: David W Lightfoot
URL: http://www.oup-usa.org/search/jsp/docread.jsp?k2dockey=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.oup-usa.org%2Fisbn%2F0199250
Description:

This book presents the latest thinking on the nature and causes of language change. The authors consider how far changes in morphology (e.g. inflectional word endings) cause changes in syntax (e.g. word order). They examine such phenomena from the perspective of current syntactic and psycholinguistic theory, in particular addressing the issues raised by the hypothesis that grammatical change is driven by how children acquire language.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Morphology
Psycholinguistics
Syntax
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0199250685
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 448 pp
Prices: $ 98.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199250693
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 448 pp
Prices: $ 35.00