Foreign Influences on Medieval English by Jacek FisiakForeign Influences on Medieval English by Jacek Fisiak

Foreign Influences on Medieval English

EditorJacek Fisiak, Magdalena Bator

Hardcover | January 6, 2011

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The volume is a selection of papers presented at the International Conference on Foreign Influences on Medieval English held in Warsaw on 12-13 December 2009 and organized by the School of English at the Warsaw Division of the Academy of Management in Łódź (Wyższa Szkoła Przedsiębiorczości i Zarządzania). The papers cover a wide range of topics concerning the impact of Latin, Scandinavian, French and Celtic on Old and Middle English from orthography, morphology and syntax to lexical semantics and onomastics.
Jacek Fisiak is a retired professor and head of the School of English at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań (Poland), and currently head of the School of English at the Warsaw Division of the Academy of Management (Wyższa Szkoła Przedsiębiorczości i Zarządzania) in Łódź. He has published widely in the area of English linguistics includ...
Title:Foreign Influences on Medieval EnglishFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.51 × 0.98 inPublished:January 6, 2011Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631614241

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Table of Contents

Contents: Rafał Molencki: New prepositions and subordinating conjunctions of Romance origin in Middle English – Alpo Honkapohja: Multilingualism in Trinity College Cambridge Manuscript O.1.77. – Justyna Rogos: On the pitfalls of interpretation: Latin abbreviations in MSS of the Man of Law’s tale – Hans Sauer: Patterns of Loan-Influence on the Medieval English Plant Names, with Special Reference to the Influence of Greek With gratitude for M LC 1970 – Richard Dance: ‘Tomarzan hit is awane’: Words derived from Old Norse in four Lambeth Homilies – Marcin Krygier: On the Scandinavian origin of the Old English preposition til ‘till’ – Izabela Czerniak: Anglo-Scandinavian language contacts and word order shift in early English – Justyna Karczmarczyk: In the realm of fantasy: wyrm/worm vs. draca and dragon in Medieval English – Artur Bartnik: The Celtic hypothesis revisited: Relative clauses – Anya Kursova: Indirect borrowing processes from Latin into Old English: The evidence of derived and compound nouns from the first book of Bede’s Ecclesiastical history of the English people and its interpretation in the light of naturalness theory – Hans-Jürgen Diller: Why ANGER and JOY? Were TĒNE and BLISS not good enough? – Marta Sylwanowicz: And this is a wonderful instrument...: Names of surgical instruments in Late Middle English medical texts – Wolfgang Viereck: French influences on English surnames – Magdalena Bator: French culinary vocabulary in the 14th-century English – Jerzy Wełna: Leal/real/viage or loyal/royal/voyage. On the distribution of the forms of loanwords from Norman and Parisian French in Middle English – Kinga Sądej-Sobolewska: On the incorporation of river into English.