Studies in English Language History in Honour of Leiv Egil Breivik
Edited By Kari Haugland, Kevin McCafferty and Kristian A. Rusten
The essays are all empirical studies, based on a wide range of corpora (both historical and contemporary) and applying theoretical approaches informed by Systemic-Functional Grammar, grammaticalization theory, dependency grammar, historical linguistics, sociolinguistics and corpus linguistic methods. Issues of methodology, statistics and corpus construction and annotation are also addressed in several contributions.
Leiv Egil Breivik: A bibliography
Breivik, Leiv Egil. 1990. Existential there: A synchronic and diachronic study (Studia Anglistica Norvegica 2), 2nd edn. (1st edn. 1983). Oslo: Novus Press.
Breivik, Leiv Egil. 1975a. The use and non-use of ‘existential there’ in present-day English. Forum Linguisticum 7, 57–103.
Breivik, Leiv Egil. 1977. A note on the genesis of existential there. English Studies 58(4), 334–48.
Breivik, Leiv Egil. 1981. On the interpretation of existential there. Language 57, 1–25.
Breivik, Leiv Egil. 1984. On the typological distinction between subject-prominence and topic-prominence. Folia Linguistica Historica 5(1), 3–23.
Breivik, Leiv Egil. 1985. Some remarks on Norwegian dummy subjects. In Tove Bull & Anton Fjeldstad (eds), Heidersskrift til Kåre Elstad, 154–71. Institutt for språk og litteratur, University of Tromsø.
Breivik, Leiv Egil. 1989. On the causes of syntactic change in English. In Leiv Egil Breivik & Ernst Håkon Jahr (eds), Language change: Contributions to the study of its causes, 29–70. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
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