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Title: Case Marking and Reanalysis: Grammatical Relations from Old to Early Modern English
Written By: Cynthia L. Allen
Description:

English underwent sweeping changes to its inflectional system in the Middle English period and it is widely assumed that the loss of case-marking distinctions had profound consequences for the syntax of the language. Allen here makes a detailed study of these changes, questioning the results of previous analyses which, she argues, posit too direct a link between the morphological and syntactic changes.

Publication Year: 1995
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Morphology
Syntax
Subject Language(s): English
English, Middle
English, Old
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ISBN: 0198240961
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Pages: 528 p
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ISBN: 0198238673
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Pages: 528 p
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