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Title: Agents in Early Welsh and Early Irish
Written By: Nicole Müller
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This book is the first in-depth investigation of the expression of agency in verbal noun and impersonal/passive constructions in medieval Welsh and Irish, drawing on a database of texts from different genres: narrative, legal, and annalistic. The analysis is primarily data-oriented, rather than theory-oriented, although it draws on methods and concepts from functional grammar approaches and cognitive linguistics.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Semantics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): Welsh, Middle
Irish, Middle
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198235879
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 280 p
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