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Volume 4

Early Modern English

Ed. by Bergs, Alexander / Brinton, Laurel

Series:Mouton Reader

DE GRUYTER MOUTON

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    Publication Date:
    October 2017
    ISBN
    978-3-11-052506-9
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    Overview

  • Comprehensive coverage of the history of English and of major varieties of English
  • Synopsis of current research into key questions and debates in English historical linguistics
  • Individual chapters written by leading authorities in the field
  • Aims and Scope

    This volume provides a comprehensive account of Early Modern English, organized by linguistic level. The volume not only presents detailed outlines of the traditional language levels, it also explores key questions and debates, such as do-periphrasis, the Great Vowel Shift, pronouns and relativization, literary language (including the language of Shakespeare), and sociolinguistics, including contact and standardization.

    Details

    ix, 335 pages
    DE GRUYTER MOUTON
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Keyword(s):
    English historical linguistics; Old English; Middle English; Early Modern English

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    Alexander Bergs, Osnabrück, Germany; Laurel Brinton, Vancouver, Canada.

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