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Title: Multiple Perspectives on English Philology and History of Linguistics
Subtitle: A Festschrift for Shoichi Watanabe on his 80th Birthday
Edited By: Tetsuji Oda
Hiroyuki Eto
Series Title: Linguistic Insights - Volume 129

This collection of articles covers a wide range of topics in English
philology and history of linguistics. The volume proceeds from Old English
studies offering a unique perspective and approach in literary and
linguistic research into Anglo-Saxon England. Two articles deal with
English phonology from both historical and contemporary standpoints, and
another with a theoretical discussion of etymological inquiry. The last
section contains three articles focusing on the history of linguistics or
the history of ideas. The wide range of topics addressed in the 12 chapters
of this volume reflects the diversity of interests in the research efforts
of Shoichi Watanabe, professor emeritus at Sophia University, to whom this
volume is dedicated by his former students. He is not only highly valued as
a distinguished professor of English philology, but also acknowledged for
his critique of civilization with his unique view of history and culture.

Contents: Shoichi Watanabe: Curriculum Vitae - Hiroyuki Eto: Introduction -
Tetsuji Oda: Shoichi Watanabe: The Philologue and Bibliophile - Kenichi
Tamoto: Palaeographical Facts and Conjectures about the Rushworth Gospels
(Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Auct. D. 2. 19) - Tetsuji Oda: The Sound
Symbolism of sc- in Old English Heroic Poetry - Seiji Shinkawa:
Unhistorical Gender Assignment in Laamon's Brut: Innovative Attributive
Morphology as a Case Marker - Naotoshi Furuta: The Devaluation of Germanic
Heroic Tradition in the Old English Poem Andreas - Kazutomo Karasawa: The
Negative Conceptions of OE dream and their Origin - Yuki Shimonaga: The
Structure and the Thematic Unity of The Dream of the Rood - Kazunori
Kumada: Seventeenth-Century Classification of Consonants - Makoto Ikeda: A
Contrastive Evaluation of the Pronunciation Components in New English File
and New Headway - Kohei Nagase: The Absolute Value of Words in Etymology -
Masataka Miyawaki: Ronald Langacker and James Harris: A Case Study of the
History of Cognitive Linguistics - Kazuyuki Shimotani: 'Taste is Taste':
Shifts in the Entailments of the Metaphorical Concept of Taste in
Eighteenth-Century British Aesthetics - Hiroyuki Eto: Amerikanischer
Strukturalismus und deutsche inhaltbezogene Sprachwissenschaft.

Tetsuji Oda is associate professor at Tokyo University of Science where he
teaches English as a foreign language and the history of English, and was
associate researcher at Westfälische Wilhems-Universität Münster
(2009-2010). His principal area of research is sound symbolism used in Old
English alliterative poetry. After studying at the University of London
(Mphil) he received his PhD from Sophia University in 2000.

Hiroyuki Eto is associate professor of English and linguistics at Tohoku
University. His principal research interests lie in the areas of the
intellectual history of linguistics, philosophy of language, and
English-language teaching as liberal arts education. He received his PhD in
Germanic philology from Georgetown University in 2000 and his DLitt in
English philology from Sophia University in 2002.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
History of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
English, Old
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783034304801
Pages: 378
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