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A History of the Irish Language: From the Norman Invasion to Independence

By Aidan Doyle

This book "sets the history of the Irish language in its political and cultural context" and "makes available for the first time material that has previously been inaccessible to non-Irish speakers."


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The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics

Edited By Keith Allan and Kasia M. Jaszczolt

This book "fills the unquestionable need for a comprehensive and up-to-date handbook on the fast-developing field of pragmatics" and "includes contributions from many of the principal figures in a wide variety of fields of pragmatic research as well as some up-and-coming pragmatists."


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Query Subject:   written vs. spoken language
Author:   Nicole Dehe
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   DOES ANYBODY KNOW ANY (EMPIRICAL OR THEORETICAL) STUDIES ON THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SPOKEN AND WRITTEN LANGUAGE IN ENGLISH OR RELATED LANGUAGES?
I AM PARTICULARLY INTERESTED INN CONSTRUCTIONS ALLOWING FOR WORD/CONSTITUENT ORDER ALTERNATION AND WHETHER THEY BEHAVE DIFFERENTLY, BUT I WILL BE GRATEFUL FOR ANY SUGGESTIONS.

MANY THANKS,
NICOLE DEHE
LL Issue: 8.1471
Date posted: 12-Oct-1997