English Historical Linguistics 1992: Papers from the 7th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics, Valencia, 22-26 September 1992 (C

English Historical Linguistics 1992: Papers from the 7th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics, Valencia, 22-26 September 1992 (C

By: Dr Juan Jose Calvo (editor), Miguel Fuster Marquez (editor), Francisco Fernandez (volume_editor)Hardback

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This volume brings together a selection of 28 out of the 76 papers read at ICHEL-7 in Valencia. The book opens with a general section, in which Richard Hogg examines the relationship between linguistics and philology, Enrique Bernardez analyzes syntactic change from the point of view of catastrophe theory, Roger Sell suggests a pragmatic analysis of historical data, and Norman Blake and Jacek Fisiak re-open the debate on periodization in the history of English. The rest of the papers is grouped in four sections: Phonology and Writing, Morphology and Syntax, Lexicology and Semantics, and Varieties of English and Studies on Individual Texts. An index of names and a subject index complete the volume.


1. Editors' Foreword; 2. I. General Issues; 3. Linguistics, Philology, Chickens and Eggs (by Hogg, Richard M.); 4. Can Catastrophe Theory Provide Adequate Explanations for Linguistic Change? An application to syntactic change in English (by Bernardez, Enrique); 5. Postdisciplinary Philology: Culturally relativistic pragmatics (by Sell, Roger D.); 6. Premisses and Periods in a History of English (by Blake, Norman F.); 7. Linguistic Reality of Middle English (by Fisiak, Jacek); 8. II. Phonology and Writing; 9. Old English Stress: Amorphous? (by Colman, Fran); 10. The Great Vowel Shift Revisited (by Guzman, Trinidad); 11. Towards a Standard Written English? Continuity and change in the orthographic usage of John Capgrave, O.S.A. (1393-1464) (by Lucas, Peter G.); 12. On the Writing of the History of Standard English (by Wright, Laura); 13. III. Morphology and Syntax; 14. Grammatical Choices in Old and Early Middle English: A choice between a simple verb, the prefix/particle-verb or verb-particle combination, and the "auxiliary + infinitive" construction in Old and early Middle English (by Ogura, Michiko); 15. Subject Extraction in English: The use of the that-complementizer (by Bergh, Gunnar); 16. The Modals Again in the Light of Historical and Cross-Linguistic Evidence (by Cruz, Juan Manuel de la); 17. OE and ME Multiple Negation: Some syntactic and stylistic remarks (by Mazzon, Gabriella); 18. o-relatives with Antecedent @ and Free Relatives in OE and ME (by Castillo, Concha); 19. Be vs. Have with Intransitives in Early Modern English (by Kyto, Merja); 20. Infinitive Marking in Early Modern English (by Fanego, Teresa); 21. IV Lexicology and Semantics; 22. Dog - Man's Best Friend: A study in historical lexicology (by Moessner, Lilo); 23. Emotions in the English Lexicon: A historical study of a lexical field (by Diller, Hans-Jurgen); 24. The Scandinavian Element in the Vocabulary of the Peterborough Chronicle (by Kniezsa, Veronika); 25. Productive or Non-productive? The Romance element in Middle English derivation (by Dalton-Puffer, Christiane); 26. Remarks on the Origin and Evolution of Abbreviations and Acronyms (by Rodriguez Gonzalez, Felix); 27. "Ase roser when hit redes": Semantic shifts and cultural overtones in the Middle English colour lexicon (by Pantaleo, Nicola); 28. V. Varieties of English and Studies on Individual Texts; 29. Prototype Categories and Variation Studies (by Raumolin-Brunberg, Helena); 30. What does the Jungle of Middle English Manuscripts Tell Us? On ME words for 'every' and 'each' with special reference to their many variants (by Kahlas-Tarkka, Leena); 31. Ladies and gentlemen: the generalization of titles in early modern English (by Nevalainen, Terttu); 32. On the revolution of scientific writings from 1375 to 1675: repertoire of emotive features (by Taavitsainen, Irma); 33. Multiple authorship of the OE Orosius (by Louhivaara, Sakari); 34. "After a copye unto Me Delyverd": multiple negation in Malory's Morte Darthur (by Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Ingrid); 35. VI. Indexes; 36. Index nominum; 37. Index rerum

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