9th International Conference on Middle English, Philological School of Higher Education in Wrocław, 2015
Edited By Jacek Fisiak, Magdalena Bator and Marta Sylwanowicz
This volume is a selection of papers presented at the 9th International Conference on Middle English held at Wyższa Szkoła Filologiczna (Philological School of Higher Education) in Wrocław, Poland, from April 30 to May 3, 2015. The contributors cover a wide range of topics in the area of language and literature. The linguistic papers constitute the majority of contributions and focus on problems from phonology to grammar, semantics and pragmatics. The literary contributions discuss various aspects of Middle English texts.
Spatio-temporal systems in Margaret Paston’s Letters (Minako Nakayasu)
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Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan
Spatio-temporal systems in Margaret Paston’s Letters1
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to carry out a systematic analysis of the spatio-temporal systems in the register of letters along the lines of historical pragmatics and discourse analysis (Taavitsainen – Jucker (2010, 2015), etc.). The corpus consists of letters by Margaret Paston selected from the Paston Letters edited by Davis (1971).
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