A Historical Syntax of English

A Historical Syntax of English

by Bettelou Los


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780748641437
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 05/01/2015
Series: Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language EUP Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Bettelou Los is a Lecturer in the Department of English at the Radboud University Nijmegen.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Nominal Categories: The loss of nominal morphology
3. Verbal Categories: The rise of the auxiliaries have and be
4. Verbal categories: The rise of the modal auxiliaries
5. Complementation
6. The structure of the clause
7. Verb-Second
8. Syntax and discourse

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