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  • Le Morte Darthur

    Le Morte Darthur
    av Sir Thomas Malory

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853264634

    With an Introduction by Helen Moore.The legend of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table is one of the most enduring and influential stories in world literature. Its themes - love, war, religion, treachery and family loyalty - are timeless,…

  • Scandinavian Loan-Words in Middle English, Part I

    Scandinavian Loan-Words in Middle English, Part I
    av Erik Bjorkman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780559153662

  • Scandinavian Loan-Words in Middle English, Part I

    Scandinavian Loan-Words in Middle English, Part I
    av Erik Bjorkman

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780559153686

  • The Rise of the To-Infinitive

    The Rise of the To-Infinitive
    av Bettelou Los

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199274765

    This book describes the historical emergence and spread of the to-infinitive in English. It shows that to + infinitive emerged from a reanalysis of the preposition to plus a deverbal nominalization, which spread first to purpose clauses, then to oth…

  • The Rise of the To-Infinitive

    The Rise of the To-Infinitive
    av Bettelou Los

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199208739

    This book describes the historical emergence and spread of the to-infinitive in English. It shows that to + infinitive emerged from a reanalysis of the preposition to plus a deverbal nominalization, which spread first to purpose clauses, then to oth…

  • Studies in English Historical Liguistics and Philology

    Studies in English Historical Liguistics and Philology

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631386170

  • Studies in Middle English Forms and Meanings

    Studies in Middle English Forms and Meanings

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631559512

  • Quantity Adjustment

    Quantity Adjustment
    av Nikolaus Ritt

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521462327

    This is a unified account of all quantity changes affecting English stressed vowels during the early Middle English period. Dr Ritt discusses homorganic lengthening, open syllable lengthening, trisyllabic shortening, and shortening before consonant…

  • Quantity Adjustment

    Quantity Adjustment
    av Nikolaus Ritt

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521022910

    This is a unified account of all quantity changes affecting English stressed vowels during the early Middle English period. Dr Ritt discusses homorganic lengthening, open syllable lengthening, trisyllabic shortening, and shortening before consonant…

  • Scandinavian Loan-words in Middle-english

    Scandinavian Loan-words in Middle-english
    av Erik Bjorkman

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781432632182

  • Variation in Central Modals

    Variation in Central Modals
    av Maurizio Gotti

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783906769844

    This volume presents the results of a research team of the University of Bergamo, whose aim was the analysis of verbal modality in the Helsinki corpus. This corpus includes a large selection of texts compiled in Middle English and Early Modern Engli…

  • Semantic Erosion of Middle English Prepositions

    Semantic Erosion of Middle English Prepositions
    av Luis Iglesias-Rabade

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631611258

    This book is a statistical study of Middle English prepositions. A detailed account of the occurrences of all prepositions in prose and poetry is given, including their dialectal and text-type distribution. All data are presented in abundant tables…

  • Foreign Influences on Medieval English

    Foreign Influences on Medieval English

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631614242

    The volume is a selection of papers presented at the International Conference on Foreign Influences on Medieval English held in Warsaw on 12-13 December 2009 and organized by the School of English at the Warsaw Division of the Academy of Management…

  • Handbook of Middle English

    Handbook of Middle English
    av Fernand Mosse

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801867613

    Professor Fernand Mosse of the College de France is at home in all the Germanic languages and literatures, but for many years he has paid particular attention to English. Since he is a medievalist he has interested himself first and foremost in the…

  • Semantics and Word Formation

    Semantics and Word Formation
    av Cynthia Lloyd

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783039119103

    This book is about the integration into English of the five nominal suffixes -ment, -ance, -ation, -age and -al, which entered Middle English via borrowings from French, and which now form abstract nouns by attaching themselves to various base categ…

  • Studies in Middle English

    Studies in Middle English

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631644942

    This collection of papers is published within a series of post-conference volumes to reflect the state-of-the-art in the field of linguistic and literary research into Middle English. The contributions embrace a variety of research topics and approa…

  • Alliteration and Sound Change in Early English

    Alliteration and Sound Change in Early English
    av Donka Minkova

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521032247

    This 2003 study uses evidence from early English verse to reconstruct the course of some central phonological changes in the history of the language. It builds on the premise that alliteration reflects faithfully the acoustic identity and similarity…

  • Alliteration and Sound Change in Early English

    Alliteration and Sound Change in Early English
    av Donka Minkova

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521573177

    This 2003 study uses evidence from early English verse to reconstruct the course of some central phonological changes in the history of the language. It builds on the premise that alliteration reflects faithfully the acoustic identity and similarity…

  • The French Influence on Middle English Morphology

    The French Influence on Middle English Morphology
    av Christiane Dalton-Puffer

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110149906

    The future of English linguistics as envisaged by the editors of Topics in English Linguistics lies in empirical studies which integrate work in English linguistics into general and theoretical linguistics on the one hand, and comparative linguistic…

  • Text - Textsorte - Sprachgeschichte

    Text - Textsorte - Sprachgeschichte
    av Thomas Kohnen

    Inbunden - 2004 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783484421370

    The Anglia Book Series (ANGB) offers a selection of high quality work on all areas and aspects of English philology. It publishes book-length studies and essay collections on English language and linguistics, on English and American literature and c…

  • The Language of the Peterborough Chronicle

    The Language of the Peterborough Chronicle

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631564547

    This book is the first (linguistic) publication which exclusively focuses on one of the most famous and important documents in the history of English: the Early Middle English 'Peterborough Chronicle'. This book contains 10 original and hitherto unp…

  • Quoting Speech in Early English

    Quoting Speech in Early English
    av Colette Moore

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107673533

    Before quotation marks became widespread convention, English texts were organized more fluidly, employing varying lexical and textual strategies for marking represented discourse. When we add our present-day quotation marks to editions of Middle Eng…

  • Quoting Speech in Early English

    Quoting Speech in Early English
    av Colette Moore

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521199087

    Before quotation marks became widespread convention, English texts were organized more fluidly, employing varying lexical and textual strategies for marking represented discourse. When we add our present-day quotation marks to editions of Middle Eng…

  • The Invention of Middle English

    The Invention of Middle English
    av David O. Matthews

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780271020822

    At a time when medieval studies is increasingly concerned with historicizing and theorizing its own origins and history, the development of the study of Middle English has been relatively neglected. The Invention of Middle English collects for the f…

  • The Development of Future Constructions in English

    The Development of Future Constructions in English
    av Leslie K Arnovick

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820406466

    Arnovick examines the evolution of the English verbal system in a period of significant transformation by tracing the development in Old and Middle English of will and shall future constructions. Through pragmatic analysis of speech acts, she demons…

  • For the Loue of Inglis Lede

    For the Loue of Inglis Lede

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631532461

    This book contains a selection of papers presented at the Second Medieval English Studies Symposium held in Poznań, Poland in November 2003. The papers cover a wide range of topics in the areas of Old and Middle English language and literature:…

  • Placing Middle English in Context

    Placing Middle English in Context

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110167801

    The future of English linguistics as envisaged by the editors of Topics in English Linguistics lies in empirical studies which integrate work in English linguistics into general and theoretical linguistics on the one hand, and comparative linguistic…

  • English in the Middle Ages

    English in the Middle Ages
    av Tim William Machan

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199282128

    "Professor Machan explores for the first time fully a new dimension in the understanding of the role of the English language in medieval England. He is rigorous and sceptical in his examination of assumptions that have come to be too easily accepted…

  • Historical English Word-Formation and Semantics

    Historical English Word-Formation and Semantics

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631634158

    This is a volume of selected papers presented at the International Conference on Historical English Word-Formation and Semantics held in Warsaw on 10-11 December 2011 and organized by the School of English at the Warsaw Division of the University of…

  • Nominalkomposita im Fruhmittelenglischen

    Nominalkomposita im Fruhmittelenglischen
    av Hans Sauer

    Inbunden - 1992 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783484421301

  • The Old English Complex Plant Names: A Linguistic Survey and a Catalogue

    The Old English Complex Plant Names: A Linguistic Survey and a Catalogue
    av Ulrike Krischke

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631642696

    This investigation is a qualitative analysis of the etymological, the morphological and the semantic history of the Old English complex plant names as a lexical field, and an in-depth study of the plant names as individual entities. Their particular…

  • An Introduction to Middle English

    An Introduction to Middle English
    av Simon Horobin

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195219500

    This authoritative survey offers a concise description of Middle English, the language of Chaucer, during the period from 1100 to 1500. Middle English is discussed in relation to both earlier and later stages in the history of English and in regard…

  • Rethinking Middle English

    Rethinking Middle English

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631520321

    This volume presents Middle English studies as a modern discipline which unites linguistics, literature, philology, the history of ideas, textual studies including recent developments in the study of text types and genres, as well as the sociohistor…

  • The Use and Development of Middle English

    The Use and Development of Middle English

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631628751

    The fourteen essays presented here discuss the development of English during the Middle English period: how the language developed from Old English, linguistic innovations, and the loss and abandonment of certain words and constructions. A common th…

  • The Emergence of Standard English

    The Emergence of Standard English
    av John H. Fisher

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813108520

    As a leader of the Southern Regional Council in the early 1960s, and later as executive director of the Field Foundation, Leslie Dunbar's advocacy and behind-the-scenes organizing made him one of the most significant (but least recognized) people in…

  • Essays and Studies in Middle English

    Essays and Studies in Middle English

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631715390

    This volume is a selection of papers presented at the 9th International Conference on Middle English held at Wyzsza Szkola Filologiczna (Philological School of Higher Education) in Wroclaw, Poland, from April 30 to May 3, 2015. The contributors cove…

  • From Regularity to Anomaly

    From Regularity to Anomaly
    av Marcin Krygier

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631324295

    This book discusses the removal of i-umlaut alternations from the inflectional system of Middle English. After presenting the scope and nature of the process in Germanic languages, it offers a detailed investigation into its lexicalisation in main d…

  • Imagining Medieval English

    Imagining Medieval English

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107058590

    Imagining Medieval English is concerned with how we think about language, and simply through the process of thinking about it, give substance to an array of phenomena, including grammar, usage, variation, change, regional dialects, sociolects, regis…

  • Words and Expressions of Emotion in Medieval English

    Words and Expressions of Emotion in Medieval English
    av Michiko Ogura

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631627747

    This monograph is a study of words and expressions of emotion found in Old and Middle English texts. Lexical variety, rivalry among synonyms, both native and non-native, and their successive replacement are discussed illustrated with a large number…

  • The Language of the East Midlands and the Development of Standard English

    The Language of the East Midlands and the Development of Standard English
    av Willard James Rusch

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820415826

  • SCANDINAVIAN LOAN-WORDS IN MIDDLE-ENGLIS

    SCANDINAVIAN LOAN-WORDS IN MIDDLE-ENGLIS
    av ERIK BJORKMAN

    Inbunden - 1900 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780548231753

  • Word Derivation in Early Middle English

    Word Derivation in Early Middle English
    av Ewa Ciszek

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631583722

    No comprehensive study of Early Middle English derivation has been published thus far. This book is an attempt to remedy the situation, at least to give a detailed analysis of one class of suffixes, i.e., seven suffixes forming abstract nouns. They…

  • Textual and Contextual Studies in Medieval English

    Textual and Contextual Studies in Medieval English

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631548806

  • Approaches to Middle English

    Approaches to Middle English

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631655153

    This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the 8th International Conference of Middle English, held in Spain at the University of Murcia in 2013. The contributions embrace a variety of research topics and approaches, with a particular i…

  • Code-Switching in Early English

    Code-Switching in Early English

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110253351

    The complex linguistic situation of earlier multilingual Britain has led to numerous contact-induced changes in the history of English. However, bi- and multilingual texts, which are attested in a large variety of text types, are still an underresea…

  • Studies in Middle English Linguistics

    Studies in Middle English Linguistics

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110152425

    TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks, as well as studies that provide new insigh…

  • A Book of Middle English

    A Book of Middle English
    av J. A. Burrow

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405117098

    This essential Middle English textbook, now in its third edition, introduces students to the wide range of literature written in England between 1150 and 1400. It is a new, thoroughly revised edition of this essential Middle English textbook. It int…

  • A Book of Middle English

    A Book of Middle English
    av J. A. Burrow

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405117081

    This essential Middle English textbook, now in its third edition, introduces students to the wide range of literature written in England between 1150 and 1400. It is a new, thoroughly revised edition of this essential Middle English textbook. It int…

  • John Wycliffe Und Seine Rolle Bei Der Entstehung Der Modernen Englischen Rechtschreibung Und Des Wortschatzes

    John Wycliffe Und Seine Rolle Bei Der Entstehung Der Modernen Englischen Rechtschreibung Und Des Wortschatzes
    av Stefan Diemer

    Häftad - 1998 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783631337417

    Der englische Theologe John Wycliffe (1330-84) hatte mit seiner Ubersetzung der Bibel ins Englische einen grossen Einfluss auf die Entwicklung der englischen Schriftsprache. Durch die Erstellung und Auswertung des bis heute grossten existierenden Co…

  • Early Middle English Word Formation

    Early Middle English Word Formation
    av Anna Zbierska-Sawala

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631456293

    The author of this book applies the assumptions and methods of Langacker's cognitive grammar to analyse the word formation patterns of Early Middle English. The analysis is based on the language of the "Ancrene Wisse" and the "Katherine Group," lite…

  • Long-Vowel Shifts in English, c.1050-1700

    Long-Vowel Shifts in English, c.1050-1700
    av Gjertrud Flermoen Stenbrenden

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107055759

    The English language has undergone many sound changes in its long history. Some of these changes had a profound effect on the pronunciation of the language. A number of these significant instances of language evolution are generally grouped together…

  • Naked Wordes in Englissh

    Naked Wordes in Englissh

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631547083

    This book contains a selection of papers presented at the Third Medieval English Studies Symposium held in Poznań, Poland in November 2004. The papers cover a wide range of topics in the areas of Old and Middle English language and literature:…

  • Culinary verbs in Middle English

    Culinary verbs in Middle English
    av Magdalena Bator

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631654286

    This study examines the range of culinary verbs found in the English culinary recipes of the 14th and 15th centuries. Altogether over 1500 recipes have been collected and over 100 verbs were selected for the research. They have been divided into thr…

  • Graphemics and Morphosyntax in the Cely Letters (1472-88)

    Graphemics and Morphosyntax in the Cely Letters (1472-88)
    av Hanna Rutkowska

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783631513743

    This monograph provides a detailed description of the language of the Cely Letters, the earliest extant collection of commercial correspondence in English (1472-88). The authors of the letters in question are English wool merchants, members of the m…

  • Unhistorical Gender Assignment in Layamon's "Brut"

    Unhistorical Gender Assignment in Layamon's "Brut"
    av Seiji Shinkawa

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783034311243

    This book explains how and why grammatical gender disappeared from English through a detailed analysis of unhistorical gender assignment within the noun phrase in Layamon's Brut, one of the most important Early Middle English texts. Such deviations…

  • Constructions and Environments

    Constructions and Environments
    av Peter Petre

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199373390

    This monograph presents the first comprehensive diachronic account of copular and passive verb constructions in Old and Middle English. The mysterious loss of the high-frequency verb weorthan 'become' is explained as a casualty of changing word orde…