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Title: A Comparative Grammar of British English Dialects Volume 2
Subtitle: Modals, Pronouns and Complement Clauses
Written By: Nuria Hernández
Daniela Kolbe
Monika Edith Schulz
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/176424?format=G
Series Title: Topics in English Linguistics [TiEL] 50.2
Description:

This is the second volume of the multi-volume set A Contemporary Grammar of
British English Dialects. The book again offers qualitative as well as corpus-
based quantitative studies on grammatical variation in the British Isles. The
three parts investigate complement clauses (Daniela Kolbe), personal pronouns
(Nuria Hernández) and modals (Monika Edith Schulz). The volume is of interest
to dialectologists, sociolinguists, typologists, historical linguists, grammarians,
and anyone working on the structure of spontaneous spoken English.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Typology
Subject Language(s): English
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ISBN-13: 9783110240290
Pages: 320
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ISBN-13: 9783110240283
Pages: 320
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