Historical Englishes in Varieties of Texts and Contexts: The Global COE Program, International Conference 2007

Historical Englishes in Varieties of Texts and Contexts: The Global COE Program, International Conference 2007


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783631581902
Publisher: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Publication date: 09/19/2008
Series: Studies in English Medieval Language and Literature Series , #22
Pages: 403
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

The Editors: Masachiyo Amano is professor at Nagoya University (Japan), and the president of the English Linguistic Society, Japan. His interests focus on generative grammar, systematic functional grammar, and the history of English.
Michiko Ogura is professor at Chiba University (Japan). Her field of research is medieval English syntax and word study.
Masayuki Ohkado is professor at Chubu University (Japan). His main research interests are historical and comparative syntax.

Table of Contents

Contents: Isao Hashimoto: Hebraisms in English Bibles – Caroline Imbert: Path Coding in Old English: Functional Story of a Typological Shift – Kousuke Kaita: Distribution of OE mid rihte as an Adverbial of Propriety - with Special Reference to the Textual Variation – Yookang Kim: The Prenominal Prefix ge- in Beowulf – Tadashi Kotake: Differences in Element Order between Lindisfarne and Rushworth Two – Yoshitaka Kozuka: An Aspect of OV Order in the West Saxon Gospels with Special Reference to the Collocation ‘Verb + God/Gode’ – Mitsuru Maeda: Insubordination in Old English – Michiko Ogura: Variant Readings in the Two Manuscripts of the West Saxon Gospels: MSS CCCC 140 and CUL Ii.2.11 – Masayuki Ohkado: Stylistic Fronting in Old English Prose – Aurelijus Vijunas: The Old English Adjective sīht – Hideki Watanabe: The Ambiguous or Polysemous Compounds in Beowulf Revisited: æscholt and garholt – Tomonori Yamamoto: A Reconsideration of the Reliability of Alliterative Evidence for the Sound System of Old English: Does Old English Poetry Work Aurally or Visually? – Tomohiro Yanagi: Object Movement in Old English Subordinate Clauses – Ayumi Miura: New Impersonal Verbs in Some Late Fourteenth-Century English Texts – Rafał Molencki: The Rise of because in Middle English – Akinobu Tani: The Word Pairs in The Paston Letters and Papers with Special Reference to Text Type, Gender and Generation – Fumiko Yoshikawa: Discourse Strategies in Late Middle English Women’s Mystical Writing – Masachiyo Amano: A Broader and Sharper Characterisation of Grammaticalisation – Magdalena Bator: ‘Parts of the Body’ and ‘Parts of Clothing’ - A Semantic Analysis – Charles Elerick: The Evolution of English Ordinals: Integrative Explanation in Historical Linguistics – Sylvie Hancil: Aspect and Modality: The Blurring of Categories – Yoko Iyeiri: The Verb prevent and its Changing Patterns of Complementation in the History of English – Namiko Kikusawa: The Subjunctive in Nineteenth-Century English Dramas – Ji Won Lee: On the Development of because: A Corpus-based Study – Manfred Markus: Joseph Wright’s English Dialect Dictionary Computerised: a Platform for a New Historical English Dialect Geography – Fuyo Osawa: Recursion in Language Change – Young-Bae Park: Multilingualism in English Literature: Applicable to the Study of the History of English? – Hans Sauer: Emotion, Interjection and Grammar.

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