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Mon Jun 17 2013

Books: The Verb Phrase in English: Aarts, Close, Leech (Eds)

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Date: 12-Jun-2013
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcambridge.org>
Subject: The Verb Phrase in English: Aarts, Close, Leech (Eds)
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Title: The Verb Phrase in English Subtitle: Investigating Recent Language Change with Corpora Series Title: Studies in English Language Published: 2013 Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Book URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/knowledge/isbn/item6943712/The%20Verb%20Phrase%20in%20English/?site_locale=en_US

Editor: Bas Aarts Editor: Joanne Close Editor: Geoffrey N. Leech Hardback: ISBN: 9781107016354 Pages: 470 Price: U.S. $ 110.00
Abstract:

The chapters in this volume feature new and groundbreaking research carried out by leading scholars and promising young researchers from around the world on recent changes in the English verb phrase. Drawing on authentic corpus data, the papers consider both spoken and written English in several genres. Each contribution pays particular attention to the methodologies used for investigating short-term patterns of change in English, with detailed discussions of controversies in this area. This cutting-edge collection is essential reading for historians of the English language, syntacticians and corpus linguists.

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics                             Syntax
Subject Language(s): English (eng)
Written In: English (eng)

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