By Haruko Momma, Michael Matto
A spouse to the background of the English Language addresses the linguistic, cultural, social, and literary techniques to language examine. the 1st textual content to provide an entire survey of the sphere, this quantity offers the main up to date insights of prime foreign scholars.
- An available connection with the heritage of the English language
- Comprises greater than sixty essays written through top overseas scholars
- Aids literature scholars in incorporating language research into their work
- Includes an historic survey of the English language, from its Germanic and Indo- ecu beginnings to trendy British and American English
- Enriched with maps, diagrams, and illustrations from ancient publications
- Introduces the newest scholarship within the field
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Gneuss, H. (1996). English Language Scholarship: A Survey and Bibliography from the Beginnings to the End of the Nineteenth Century. Binghamton, NY: Medieval and Renaissance Texts & Studies. Grimm, J. (1822–37 ). Deutsche Grammatik. 4 vols. 2nd edn. Göttingen: Dieterichsche. Jespersen, O. (1982 ). Growth and Structure of the English Language 10th edn. London: Harcourt. Jespersen, O. ) A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles. 7 vols. London: Allen & Unwin. Kachru, B. B. ) (1982).
Brewer) The Licensing Act expires, giving anyone the freedom to publish without government permission. (McIntosh) Acts of Union unite governments of England and Scotland, creating the Kingdom of Great Britain. ” (Matto & Momma; McIntosh; Bailey) Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary of the English Language is published. (Brewer) French-speaking Acadians are expelled from Canada by British, settle in Louisiana and are called Cajuns. xxxii 1773 1776 1780s 1783 1786 1787 1789–99 1795 1800 1803 1811–18 1819 1820 1828 1831 1835 1836 1837–1901 1840s 1845–9 1852 1858 1859 A Timeline for HEL British establish a Governor Generalship in India.
Present-day Anglists can probably nonetheless live without mastering the articulation of Das Palatalgesetz, though Prokosh (1939) cites the Law of Palatals as evidence for an East/West IndoEuropean language divide abbreviated in their development from the common root for “a hundred”: satem (sibilant, palatalized) and kentum (velar). Though the satem/ kentum distinction is now discredited as a simplification, it represents a moment in the history of the language sciences that is worth re-examining in the context of developments in areal linguistics (Collinge 1985).
A Companion to the History of the English Language by Haruko Momma, Michael Matto