Historical English syntax / 2

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Imprint:Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1991.
Description:1 online resource (viii, 510 pages) : illustrations
Series:Topics in English linguistics ; 2
Topics in English linguistics ; 2.
Subject:English language -- Syntax -- Congresses.
English language -- Grammar, Historical -- Congresses.
Anglais (Langue) -- Syntaxe -- Congrès.
Anglais (Langue) -- Grammaire historique -- Congrès.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Grammar & Punctuation.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Syntax.
English language -- Grammar, Historical.
English language -- Syntax.
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Conference papers and proceedings.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11216692
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Other authors / contributors:Kastovsky, Dieter, 1940-
Kellner-Festival (1988 : Schloss Liechtenstein)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Other form:Print version: Historical English syntax. Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1991
Table of Contents:
  • ""Introduction""; ""Bibliography of Leon Kellnerâ€?s writings""; ""Should""; ""On the typological status of Old English""; ""What positions fit in?""; ""Language change typology and some aspects of the SVO development in English""; ""Pronoun and reference in Old English poetry""; ""The rise of the passive infinitive in English""; ""Question-answer sequences in Old English""; ""Between hypotaxis and parataxis. Clauses of reason in Ancrene Wisse""; ""Prepositional phrases expressing adverbs of time from Late Old English to Early Middle English""
  • ""Can (could) vs. may (might): regional variation in Early Modern English?""""Locative valency of the English verb: a historical approach""; ""Motivated archaism: the use of affirmative periphrastic do in Early Modern English liturgical prose""; ""Spoken language and the history of do-periphrasis""; ""The be/have variation with intransitives in its crucial phases""; ""Semantic aspects of syntactic change""; ""Subordination and word order change in the history of English""; ""Adverbial shifts: Evidence from Norwegian and English""
  • ""Lexical diffusion in syntactic change: frequency as a determinant of linguistic conservatism in the development of negation in English""""On the stylistic basis of syntactic change""; ""Index of technical terms and topics""; ""Index of names""