Text Types And The History Of English

Author: Manfred Görlach
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 9783110173727
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Main description: The book comprises methodological reflexions on form, content and function in a comprehensive description of text types/genres.

The Medieval Cookery Recipe As A Text Type

Author: Eva Tüttelmann
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3638808017
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What are the characteristic features of the text type? What is its function? What are its restrictions? Examples of the same period might help to get a comprehensive notion of the text type in question.

Connectives In The History Of English

Author: Ursula Lenker
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9789027247988
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In this study I propose another way of looking at the history of connectives in
English by means of examining 'connective profiles' of texts and text types. I will
look at the distribution, frequency and proportion of the major clause-connecting
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Speech Acts In The History Of English

Author: Andreas H. Jucker
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9789027254207
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In this paper, we intend to extend this work further by exploring how English
requests, from the period 1640-1760, vary in two historical text types: trial
proceedings and play texts. We will also compare our findings with present-day
studies.

English Historical Linguistics

Author: Alexander Bergs
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110251604
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This introduction to the resources available for the history of English focuses on
the nature of the evidence and the difficulties associated with individual text types
. The chapter focuses on the Old and Middle English periods which perhaps ...

English Historical Pragmatics

Author: Andreas Jucker
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 074868641X
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Pragmatic Developments in the History of English, Amsterdam: John Benjamins,
439–65. Taavitsainen, Irma (1997) ... Blackwells, 378–96. Taavitsainen, Irma (
2001) 'Changing conventions of writing: The dynamics of genres, text types, and
 ...

Sounds Words Texts And Change

Author: Teresa Fanego
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9789027247322
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This volume and its companion one (English Historical Syntax and Morphology, CILT 223) offer a selection of papers from the Eleventh International Conference on English Historical Linguistics held at the University of Santiago de Compostela ...

The Handbook Of Historical Sociolinguistics

Author: Juan Manuel Hernández-Campoy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111825726X
Size: 47.31 MB
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The Helsinki Corpus of English Texts was the first historical corpus of English and
is one of the most widely used historical corpora of English ... They used factor
analysis to reveal significant linguistic differences between genres and text types.