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This book provides an accessible introduction to anyone interested in the history of the English language. It outlines the major issues and terminology used in. Herbert Schendl is Professor and Chair Emeritus for English Historical Linguistics at the Department of English and American Studies at the University of Vienna. Download Citation on ResearchGate | HISTORICAL LINGUISTICS. Herbert Schendl | This brief volume is a contribution to the Oxford introductions to language.

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Code-switching and medieval English macaronic poems”. Sandra rated it liked it Apr 25, Applied Linguistics Hkstorical Cook. This tiny guide, barely over a hundred pages, doesn’t seem much of a good value in comparison. Current Issues in Linguistic Theory.

The micro-Level approach focuses not only on the textual functions of switching, but also attempts, for the first time in historical code-switching research, a Labovian-type of analysis on the basis of a small number of extralinguistic variables. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. How nistorical why do languages change?


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Oxford Introductions to Language Study 1 – 10 of 15 books. This collection of papers brings together case studies from literature, cultural studies, linguistics and language didactics and draws the reader’s attention both to interdisciplinary transfers within English studies as well as to However, unlike many introductions to historical linguistics which use the whole Indo-European family as the chief example, Schendl seems to realize not all students of general linguistics are proficient in the ancient languages, and so he uses a large amount of English data which anyone who has read Shakespeare and Chaucer can appreciate.

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