Text Types And The History Of English

Author: Manfred Görlach
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110197162
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The book will prove useful for decisions on the constitution of representative text corpora and stimulate research into a greater number of individual text types as well as contrastive analyses at least among European languages.

Connectives In The History Of English

Author: Ursula Lenker
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9789027247988
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'Connective profiles' in the history of English texts Aspects of orality and literacy
Thomas Kohnen University of Cologne 1. Introduction Many studies on
coordinators and subordinators in the history of English tend to focus on the
development of individual items and their position in the language system. 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, ...

English Historical Linguistics 2008 Words Texts And Genres

Author: Ursula Lenker
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9027248427
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The book should appeal to scholars interested in English etymology, the history of semantic fields and of word-formation, as well as in historical text linguistics, politeness strategies and standardization.

Speech Acts In The History Of English

Author: Andreas H. Jucker
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9789027254207
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Introduction Historical (or diachronic) speech act analysis has been gathering
momentum in recent years (e.g. Arnovick 1999; Culpeper and Semino 2000;
Jucker and Taavitsainen 2000; Taavitsainen and Jucker 2007; Kohnen 2000a,
2000b, 2002b, 2004; Archer 2005). 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 ...

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 ...

Contact Variation And Change In The History Of English

Author: Simone E. Pfenninger
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company
ISBN: 9027269939
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The papers in this volume aim at facilitating exchange between three fields of inquiry that are of great importance in historical linguistics: language change, (socio)linguistic research on variation, and contact linguistics.

English Historical Pragmatics

Author: Andreas Jucker
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 074868641X
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A Festschrift for Jacek Fisiak on his 60th Birthday, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 815
–26. Taavitsainen, Irma (1998) 'Emphatic language and Romantic prose:
Changing Functions of interjections in a sociocultural perspective', European
Journal of English Studies 2.2, 195–214. Taavitsainen, Irma (2000) 'Science', in
Peter Brown (ed.), The Chaucer Companion, Oxford: Blackwells, 378–96.
Taavitsainen, Irma (2001) 'Changing conventions of writing: The dynamics of
genres, text types, and ...

Code Switching In Early English

Author: Herbert Schendl
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110253364
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The contributions in this volume approach this phenomenon of mixed-language texts from the point of view of code-switching, an important mechanism of linguistic change.

The Handbook Of Historical Sociolinguistics

Author: Juan Manuel Hernández-Campoy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111825726X
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Texts from biographies, press reportages, and academic prose might therefore
be similar in having a narrative linguistic form and might be grouped together as
a single text type, even though they represent three different genres. Linguistic
corpora allow researchers not only to identify ways in which regional or national
varieties of English differ from each other, as seen above, but also to study the
stylistic distinctiveness of texts from the point of view of different genres and text
typology.