This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'
This book offers a much-needed reevaluation of twentieth century American linguistics and focuses on the contributions of women to our modern understanding of language. This book relates an account of linguistics as perceived and experienced by three American women in the first half of the twentieth century: Alice Vanderbilt Morris, Gladys Amanda Reichard, and E. Adelaide Hahn.