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‘Of Varying Language and Opposing Creed’

New Insights into Late Modern English


Javier Pérez-Guerra, Dolores González-Álvarez and Jorge L. Bueno Alonso

Contents: Javier Pérez-Guerra/Dolores González-Álvarez/Jorge L. Bueno-Alonso/Esperanza Rama-Martínez: ‘Of varying language and opposing creed’: Five first details are being depicted – Joan C. Beal: ‘To explain the present’: nineteenth-century evidence for ‘recent’ changes in English pronunciation – Laurel J. Brinton: What’s more: the development of pragmatic markers in the modern period – Hubert Cuyckens/Hendrik De Smet: For…to-infinitives from Early to Late Modern English – Stefan Dollinger: The importance of demography for the study of historical Canadian English: three examples from the Corpus of Early Ontario English – Radosław Dylewski: Forms of tri-alternant verbs in early American writings (1662-1720) – Teresa Fanego: Drift and the development of sentential complements in British and American English from 1700 to the present day – Victorina González-Díaz: Worser and lesser in Modern English – Bernd Kortmann/Susanne Wagner: A fresh look at Late Modern English dialect syntax – María José López-Couso: Auxiliary and negative cliticisation in Late Modern English – Meiko Matsumoto: The historical development of take/have a walk – Isabel Moskowich/Begoña Crespo: Presenting the Coruña Corpus: a collection of samples for the historical study of English scientific writing – Paloma Núñez Pertejo: Aspects of the use of the progressive in the eighteenth century – Elena Orduna Nocito: The semantic field of ‘manners’ in the eighteenth century: a cognitive approach – Päivi Pahta/Arja Nurmi: ‘What we do cón amore’: structures of code-switching in eighteenth-century personal letters – Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade/Fátima María Faya Cerqueiro: Saying please in Late Modern English.