Approaches to Middle English: Variation, Contact and Change by Juan Camilo Conde-SilvestreApproaches to Middle English: Variation, Contact and Change by Juan Camilo Conde-Silvestre

Approaches to Middle English: Variation, Contact and Change

EditorJuan Camilo Conde-Silvestre, Javier Calle-Martín

Hardcover | April 22, 2015

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This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the 8th International Conference of Middle English, held in Spain at the University of Murcia in 2013. The contributions embrace a variety of research topics and approaches, with a particular interest in multilingualism, multidialectalism and language contact in medieval England, together with other more linguistically-oriented approaches on the phonology, syntax, morphology, semantics and pragmatics of Middle English. The volume gives a specialized stance on various aspects of the Middle English language and reveals how the interdisciplinary confluence of different approaches can shed light on manifold evidences of variation, contact and change in the period.
Juan Camilo Conde-Silvestre is professor at the University of Murcia (Spain). He works on a variety of topics in historical sociolinguistics, especially on the social and geographical diffusion of late Middle English and on medieval English dialects and standardisation. Javier Calle-Martín is senior lecturer at the University of Málaga...
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Title:Approaches to Middle English: Variation, Contact and ChangeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:April 22, 2015Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631655150

ISBN - 13:9783631655153

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Contents: Multilingualism and multidialectalism in medieval England – Language contact in Middle English – Language variation and change in Middle English – Middle English morphology and syntax – Middle English semantics and pragmatics.