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Title: Language History and Linguistic Modelling
Edited By: Raymond Hickey
Stanisław Puppel
Series Title: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs
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This volume presents a collection of some 130 contributions covering a wide range of topics of interest to historical, theoretical and applied linguists alike. A major theme is the development of English which is examined on several levels in the light of recent linguistic theory in various papers. The geographical dimension is also treated extensively, with papers on controversial aspects of variety studies, as are topical linguistic matters from a more general perspective. Organization of the two volumes * Preface * Curriculum vitae * List of publications * I. LANGUAGE HISTORY * The history of English * Phonetics/Phonology * Morphology * Syntax * Lexis * Varieties, past and present * General * Historical Linguistics * Language groups and families * The history of linguistics * Change * Semantics * Pragmatics * Discourse analysis * II. LINGUISTIC MODELLING * General * Phonetics/Phonology * Morphology * Syntax * Text linguistics, translation and stylistics * Varia

Publication Year: 1997
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110145049
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Pages: 1137
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