Language Form and Linguistic Variation: Papers dedicated to Angus McIntosh

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John A. Anderson
John Benjamins Publishing, Jan 1, 1982 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 496 pages
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The papers in this volume celebrate the work of Angus McIntosh, who specialized in dialects of Later Middle English, and wrote on other topics in English linguistics as well. Of the papers in this volume most deal with English and a few with other subjects in (historical) dialectology.
 

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Contents

LEMMATIZATION THE CASE OF CATALPA
1
MARKING AND FREQUENCY IN THE ENGLISH VERB
11
COMPLEMENTS AND HUMOURS
29
PROBLEMS IN DYIRBAL DIALECTOLOGY
43
THE PHONOLOGICAL REPRESENTATION OF THE WELSH MUTATIONS
75
HAS EVERY SENTENCE A THEME AND A RHEME?
97
ISOPHONES OR ISOGRAPHS? A PROBLEM IN HISTORICAL DIALECTOLOGY
117
FROM PRIESTLEYS AN INSPECTOR CALLS
129
OWENS Futility AND DAVIES The Garden Party
239
TWO NOTES
277
SIMPLIFYING THE GRAMMAR OF ENGLISH
285
A SLAVONICENGLISH COMPARISON
307
COMMUNICATIVE NEEDS IN THE LEARNING AND USE OF ENGLISH
321
GRAMMATICAL DATA BY ELICITATION
379
LATIN FOR OLD ENGLISH IN ANGLOSAXON MANUSCRIPTS
395
WHAND YESNO QUESTIONS CHARLES BUTLERS Grammar 1633 AND THE HISTORY OF A LINGUISTIC CONCEPT
401

THWAITE
161
RHYMES AND REASONS THE PRACTICE OF TWO POETS
169
TWO GEMINATE CONSONANTS IN OLD ENGLISH?
187
THE LAW OF THE ENGLISH FRONTIER
203
SOME ASPECTS OF THE HISTORY OF THE BE+ING CONSTRUCTION
427
A NOTE ON THE INDEFINITE ARTICLE
475
WRITTEN LANGUAGE AS A HETEROGENEOUS SYSTEM
485
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