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              Books in the Topics in English Linguistics [Tiel] series

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              The Metre of Beowulf: A Constraint-Based Approach
                

              The Metre of Beowulf: A Constraint-Based Approach (Hardback, Reprint 2011)

              By Getty, Michael

              • $636.99

              This book presents a novel treatment of the metre of Beowulf, an Old English epic poem of uncertain date and origin which is nonetheless considered one of the gems of Germanic Alliterative Verse.

              ISBN 9783110171051
              Published 24 October 2002 by De Gruyter
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Topics in English Linguistics [Tiel]
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              A Valency Dictionary of English: A Corpus-Based Analysis of the Complementation Patterns of English Verbs, Nouns and Adjectives
                

              A Valency Dictionary of English: A Corpus-Based Analysis of the Complementation Patterns of English Verbs, Nouns and Adjectives (Hardback, New title)

              By Herbst, Thomas; Heath, David; Roe, Ian F.; Gotz, Dieter; Other Klotz, Michael

              • $1,092.99

              This dictionary provides a description of English verbs, nouns and adjectives. Each entry contains a comprehensive list of the complementation patterns identified on the basis of the largest corpus of English available at the present time.

              ISBN 9783110171945
              Published 17 December 2004 by De Gruyter
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Topics in English Linguistics [Tiel]
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              Deconstructing the English Passive
                

              Deconstructing the English Passive (Hardback)

              By Wanner, Anja

              • $684.50

              Presents an analysis of the form and function of the passive construction in English. This book examines the structural ingredients of the passive and emphasizes the notion of an implicit argument, which sets the passive apart from other constructions with non-agentive subjects.

              ISBN 9783110196320
              Published 29 August 2017 by De Gruyter
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Salience in Sociolinguistics: A Quantitative Approach
                

              Salience in Sociolinguistics: A Quantitative Approach (Hardback)

              By Racz, Peter

              • $420.50

              Proposes a definition of the notion of salience in sociolinguistics. Salient linguistic variants are those that are easily picked up by the listeners, and these stand in opposition to 'invisible' variants, which are, even if they also show complex social stratification, completel ...

              ISBN 9783110304329
              Published 10 November 2017 by De Gruyter
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Studies in the History of the English Language VI: Evidence and Method in Histories of English
               

              Studies in the History of the English Language VI: Evidence and Method in Histories of English (Hardback)

              Edited by Adams, Michael; Brinton, Laurel J.; Fulk, R. D.

              • $420.50

              The relationships among data, evidence, and methodology in English historical linguistics are perennially vexed. This volume challenges a wide variety of assumptions and practices and illustrates how diverse methods and approaches construct evidence for historical linguistic argu ...

              ISBN 9783110345919
              Published 27 November 2014 by De Gruyter
              Interest Age Adults / General
              Series Topics in English Linguistics [Tiel]
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              Ditransitives in British English Dialects
                

              Ditransitives in British English Dialects (Hardback)

              By Gerwin, Johanna

              • $420.50

              Views this 'dative alternation' as a sociolinguistic variable and explores its distribution across different British English dialects, registers and time frames. This book offers a novel, language-external explanation of the choice of one construction over the other and sheds new ...

              ISBN 9783110352146
              Published 22 November 2017 by De Gruyter
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Pragmatics of Quoting Now and Then
               

              The Pragmatics of Quoting Now and Then (Hardback, Digital original)

              Edited by Arendholz, Jenny; Bublitz, Wolfram; Kirner-Ludwig, Monika

              • $420.50

              This volume offers a fresh view on quoting in old and new texts. In showing timeless similarities and key differences, its authors adopt both synchronic and diachronic perspectives to pinpoint the formal and functional evolution of quoting and to trace trends in linguistic variat ...

              ISBN 9783110431759
              Published 20 July 2015 by De Gruyter
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Vowel-Shifting in the English Language: An Evolutionary Account
               

              Vowel-Shifting in the English Language: An Evolutionary Account (Hardback)

              By Kazmierski, Kamil

              • $420.50

              English has long been suspected to be a vowel-shifting language. Framed within a novel framework combining evolutionary linguistics and optimality theory, this book argues that the replacement of duration by quality as the primary cue to signaling vowel oppositions has resulted i ...

              ISBN 9783110369502
              Published 26 February 2015 by De Gruyter
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Universal or Diverse Paths to English Phonology
               

              Universal or Diverse Paths to English Phonology (Hardback, Digital original)

              Edited by Gut, Ulrike; Fuchs, Robert; Wunder, Eva-Maria

              • $420.50

              Deals with the acquisition of English phonology, both segmental and supra segmental, by learners of English as a second language, as a third language and by speakers of a post colonial variety of English. This book focuses on the acquisition process and factors influencing it, ba ...

              ISBN 9783110345926
              Published 13 March 2015 by De Gruyter
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              Re-assessing the Present Perfect
               

              Re-assessing the Present Perfect (Hardback, Seiten 4C: 235, 317)

              Edited by Werner, Valentin; Seoane, Elena; Suarez-Gomez, Cristina

              • $511.99

              The area of the present perfect has always been a hotly contested ground amongst linguists, and recent corpus studies have shown that variation in this realm in English is far more pervasive than previously assumed. This volume features theoreticall

              ISBN 9783110443110
              Published 12 September 2016 by De Gruyter
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