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Aspects of the History of English Language and Literature

Selected Papers Read at SHELL 2009, Hiroshima

by Osamu Imahayashi (Volume editor) Yoshiyuki Nakao (Volume editor) Michiko Ogura (Volume editor)
Conference proceedings X, 407 Pages

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Summary

This volume is a collection of papers presented at the third international conference of The Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics (SHELL) held at Hiroshima University, Japan, in August 2009. The Society aims to bring together linguistics and philology and encourage younger scholars, graduate and undergraduate students to read and publish papers in the fields of English historical linguistics and philology. The papers included in this volume cover various subjects in the history of English language and literature, but concentrate on the language and style of Geoffrey Chaucer, a theme pursued for years at Hiroshima University.

Details

Pages
X, 407
ISBN (Hardcover)
9783631609668
Language
English
Published
Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2010. X, 407 pp., num. tables and graphs

Biographical notes

Osamu Imahayashi (Volume editor) Yoshiyuki Nakao (Volume editor) Michiko Ogura (Volume editor)

Osamu Imahayashi is professor at Hiroshima University (Japan), and the secretary general of the English Research Association of Hiroshima (ERA). His interests focus especially on language and style of Charles Dickens. Yoshiyuki Nakao is professor at Hiroshima University and the president of the Japan Society for Medieval English Studies. He is one of the leading scholars of Chaucer studies in Japan. Michiko Ogura is professor at Chiba University (Japan). Her field of research is medieval English syntax.

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