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.

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.

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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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 ...

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
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