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Studies in English Historical Liguistics and Philology

A Festschrift for Akio Oizumi


Jacek Fisiak

The volume contains thirty original essays on various aspects of English historical linguistics and philology from phonology, morphology, word-formation, syntax and pragmatics of particular works or periods in the history of English to more general articles treating the whole history of the language. Two contributions deal with scribal problems in Old and Middle English and one with Middle English dialectology. One paper is devoted to Early Modern English lexicography.
Contents: Historical Linguistics – English Historical Linguistics – History of English – Historical Pragmatics – Old English – Middle English – Lexicography.