Historical English syntax /

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Kellner-Festival
Other Authors: Kastovsky, Dieter, 1940-
Format: Conference Proceeding eBook
Published: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1991.
Series:Topics in English linguistics ; 2.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • ""Introduction""; ""Bibliography of Leon Kellner'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""