English Historical Linguistics: Approaches and Perspectives

English Historical Linguistics: Approaches and Perspectives

by Laurel J. Brinton (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781107534216
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/03/2017
Pages: 444
Product dimensions: 6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Laurel J. Brinton is Professor of English Language at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. She is the co-author and co-editor or many volumes, including textbooks on the history of English and the structure of modern English. She was co-editor of the Journal of Historical Pragmatics and is currenly co-editor of English Language and Linguistics.

Table of Contents

1. The study of English historical linguistics Laurel J. Brinton; 2. The scope of English historical linguistics Raymond Hickey; 3. Generative approaches Cynthia L. Allen; 4. Psycholinguistic perspectives Martin Hilpert; 5. Corpus-based approaches Marianne Hundt and Anne-Christine Gardner; 6. Approaches to grammaticalization and lexicalization Lieselotte Brems and Sebastian Hoffman; 7. Inferential-based approaches María José López-Couso; 8. Discourse-based approaches Claudia Claridge; 9. Sociohistorical approaches Peter J. Grund; 10. Historical pragmatic approaches Laurel J. Brinton; 11. Perspectives on standardization Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade; 12. Perspectives on geographical variation Merja Stenroos; 13. Perspectives on language contact Edgar W. Schneider.

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