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What is English? And Why Should We Care?

By: Tim William Machan

To find some answers Tim Machan explores the language's present and past, and looks ahead to its futures among the one and a half billion people who speak it. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of those who live in them.

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Medical Writing in Early Modern English

Edited by Irma Taavitsainen and Paivi Pahta

This volume provides a new perspective on the evolution of the special language of medicine, based on the electronic corpus of Early Modern English Medical Texts, containing over two million words of medical writing from 1500 to 1700.

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Aquaviva, Paolo
The Logical Form of Negation: A Study of Operator -Variable Structures in Syntax 1997
Bartels, Christine
The Intonation of English Statements and Questions: A Compositional Interpretation 2000
Bayer, Samuel
Confessions of a Lapsed Neo-Davidsonian 1997
Beckman, Jill
Positional Faithfulness: An Optimality Theoretic Treatment of Phonological Asymmetries 1999
Benua, Laura
Phonological Relations Between Words 2000
Birner, Betty
The Discourse Function of Inversion in English 1997
Casali, Roderic
Resolving Hiatus 1998
Cheng, Lisa
On the Typology of Wh-Questions 1997
Condoravdi, Cleo
Descriptions in Context 1997
Cormack, Annabel
Definitions: Implications for Syntax, Semantics, and the Language of Thought 1998
de Haan, Ferdinand
The Interaction of Modality and Negation: A Typological Study 1997
de Hoop, Helen
Case Configuration and Noun Phrase Interpretation 1997
Doherty, Cathal
Clauses Without 'That': The Case for Bare Sentential Complementation in English 2000
Filip, Hana
Aspect, Eventuality Types and Nominal Semantics 1998
Frota, Sónia
Prosody and Focus in European Portuguese 2000


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