History of English in a Social Context: A Contribution to Historical Sociolinguistics
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History of English in a Social Context: A Contribution to Historical Sociolinguistics

by Dieter Kastovsky
     
 

ISBN-10: 3110167077

ISBN-13: 9783110167078

Pub. Date: 11/01/2000

Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110167078
Publisher:
De Gruyter Mouton
Publication date:
11/01/2000
Series:
Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] Series
Pages:
506
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.13(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Excellent in Shakespeare1
Address pronouns in Shakespeare's English: a re-appraisal in terms of markedness25
Gender voices in the spoken interaction of the past: a pilot study based on Early Modern English trial proceedings53
Is there a social element in English word-stress? Explorations into a non-categorial treatment of English stress: a long-term view91
The modal verb shall between grammar and usage in the nineteenth century115
Social relations and forms of address in the Canterbury Tales135
Covert and overt language attitudes to the Scots tongue expressed in the Statistical accounts of Scotland169
Fashionable idiolects? The use of the negative prefix dis- 1520-1620199
On the conditioning of geographical and social distance in language variation and change in Renaissance Scots227
The influence of political correctness on lexical and grammatical change in late-twentieth-century English257
The changing role of London on the linguistic map of Tudor and Stuart England279
The rise and regulation of periphrastic do in negative declarative sentences: a sociolinguistic study339
Shibboleths galore: the treatment of Irish and Scottish English in histories of the English language363
Ethnolinguistic identity as common denominator: a socio-historical investigation of the lexical items for 'people' in South African English377
Perceived and real differences between men's and women's spellings of the early to mid-seventeenth century405
Sociohistorical linguistics and the observer's paradox441
Index of subjects463
Index of authors477

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