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Title: English Historical Linguistics 2006
Subtitle: Volume II: Lexical and Semantic Change. Selected papers from the fourteenth International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL 14), Bergamo, 21-25 August 2006
Edited By: Richard Dury
Maurizio Gotti
Marina Dossena
URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=CILT%20296
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 296
Description:

The papers collected in this volume were first presented at the 14th
International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (Bergamo, 2006).
Alongside studies of syntax, morphology, and dialectology, published in two
sister volumes, many innovative contributions focused on semantics,
pragmatics and register variation. A rich variety of state-of-the-art
studies and plenary lectures by acknowledged world experts in the field
bears witness to the quality of the scholarly interest in this field of
research. In all the contributions, well-established methods combine with
new theoretical approaches, in an attempt to shed more light on phenomena
that have hitherto remained unexplored, or have only just begun to be
investigated. The accurate peer-reviewed selection ensures the
methodological homogeneity of the papers.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Pragmatics
Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027248117
ISBN-13: 9789027248114
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