Communicative Spaces: Variation, Contact, and Change- Papers in Honour of Ursula Schaefer by Claudia LangeCommunicative Spaces: Variation, Contact, and Change- Papers in Honour of Ursula Schaefer by Claudia Lange

Communicative Spaces: Variation, Contact, and Change- Papers in Honour of Ursula Schaefer

EditorClaudia Lange, Beatrix Weber, Göran Wolf

Hardcover | October 11, 2012

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The notion of communicative space forms the general theoretical leitmotif of this volume. Within communicative spaces of all kinds, the contributors present their views and research on language variation, language contact and language change. The majority of contributions centre on the Middle English period. Yet, all other historical stages of English are discussed within the given framework. A number of papers address aspects and developments which belong to adjacent fields, such as Romance and Slavonic linguistics as well as cultural studies. The volume celebrates Ursula Schaefer’s scholarly merits on the occasion of her 65th birthday in 2012.
Title:Communicative Spaces: Variation, Contact, and Change- Papers in Honour of Ursula SchaeferFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:October 11, 2012Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:363162350X

ISBN - 13:9783631623503


Table of Contents

Contents: Holger Kuße: Argumente für die Schrift und die Sprache: Bemerkungen zur Vita Konstantin-Kyrills und zu Chrabărs Über die Buchstaben – Tom Shippey: The Well-Spoken Saint: Speech and Script in the Old English Andreas – Göran Wolf: Þe we stæfcræftere hātan cunnon: Reflections on Ælfric’s Grammatical Terminology – Claudia Aurich: Varying Proverb Structure and the Communicative Space in Fourteenth and Fifteenth-Century England – Thomas Honegger: Communicative Spaces, Communicating Lovers. Declarations of Love in Marie de France’s Lanval and its English Adaptations – Richard Ingham: Sense Extension through English-French Language Contact in Medieval England: The Case of as – Andrew James Johnston: The Exigencies of ‘Latyn Corrupt’: Linguistic Change and Historical Consciousness in Chaucer’s Man of Law’s Tale – Lucia Kornexl: «Ande sey me bis in clerycall manere!». The Elementary Latin Classroom in Late Medieval England as a Communicative Space – Katie Long/Rainer Holtei: Communicative Space in The Owl and the Nightingale: The Communication of Wisdom and the Wisdom of Communication – Ulrike Schenk: The Dream Scene in Havelok the Dane: An Epitome of Literary Creativity in the Early Middle English Romance Tradition – David Trotter: «Saunz desbriser de hay ou de clos»: clos(e) in Anglo-French and in English – Beatrix Weber: The Trilingual Register of Legal and Administrative Discourse in Late Medieval England – Laura Wright: The Hammond Scribe: His Dialect, His Paper, and Folios 133-155 of Trinity College Cambridge MS 0.3.11 – Karl Maroldt: The Phonetic and Phonological Motivation of the «Great Vowel Shift» – Christian Prunitsch: Zum Prestige des Polnischen im Kommunikationsraum Polen-Litauen des 16. Jahrhunderts – Maria Lieber/Gesine Seymer: Italienisches im englischen Wortschatz des vor-Elisabethanischen Zeitalters – Manfred Markus: Sirrah in Shakespeare’s Plays and beyond: Its Function, Variants and Etymology (from a Corpus-Linguistic Point of View) – Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade: «For, alas! there was not affection between us»: Letters from Alexander and James Boswell to Abraham Gronovius – Haruko Momma: John Mitchell Kemble and Jacob Grimm: A Cross-national Communication – Hildegard L. C. Tristram/Christina Bismark: On the Demise of Morphological Complexity in English and in the Insular Celtic Languages - A Research Report – Claudia Lange: Text Types, Language Change, and Historical Corpus Linguistics – Konrad Ehlich: Lingua franca - Fakten und Fiktionen – Christian Mair: Why the World is Becoming More Monolingual and More Multilingual at the Same Time – Peter Koch/Wulf Oesterreicher: Language of Immediacy - Language of Distance: Orality and Literacy from the Perspective of Language Theory and Linguistic History.