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Journal Title: English Language and Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   17/1
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: The positioning of concessive adverbial clauses in English: assessing the importance of discourse-pragmatic and processing-based constraints
by Daniel Wiechmann, ELMA KERZ
pp 1-23

The prosody of question tags in English
by Nicole Dehé, Bettina Braun
pp 129-156

Subjectivity, indefiniteness and semantic change
by Turo Vartiainen
pp 157-179

Gender/sex discrepancies in pronominal references to animals: a statistical analysis
by Laure Gardelle
pp 181-194

The progressive in Modern English: A corpus-based study of grammaticalization and related changes. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2010.
by Arja Nurmi
pp 195-199

A grammar of Old English. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
by Daniel Donoghue
pp 199-203

Current issues in Late Modern English. Bern: Peter Lang, 2009.
by Merja Kytö
pp 203-218

Modals and quasi-modals in English. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2009.
by Raphael Salkie
pp 219-222

Analysing variation in English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
by Benedikt Szmrecsanyi
pp 222-226

PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED
by pp 227-228

Labiodental fronting of /θ/ in London and Edinburgh: a cross-dialectal study
by Erik Schleef, Michael Ramsammy
pp 25-54

Analogy in the emergence of intrusive-r in English
by Marton Soskuthy
pp 55-84

T-to-R and the Northern Subject Rule: questionnaire-based spatial, social and structural linguistics
by Isabelle Buchstaller, Karen P Corrigan, Anders Holmberg, Patrick Honeybone, Warren Maguire
pp 85-128

ELL volume 17 issue 1 Cover and Back matter
by pp b1-b2

ELL volume 17 issue 1 Cover and Front matter
by pp f1-f2

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
 
LL Issue: 24.765