Studies in Middle English: Words, Forms, Senses and Texts by Michael BilynskyStudies in Middle English: Words, Forms, Senses and Texts by Michael Bilynsky

Studies in Middle English: Words, Forms, Senses and Texts

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This collection of papers is published within a series of post-conference volumes to reflect the state-of-the-art in the field of linguistic and literary research into Middle English. The contributions embrace a variety of research topics and approaches, with a more particular interest in the broad area of sense-form relationships and text studies of the period which rely on the traditional as well as the rapidly expanding searchable resources. They concern language, literature and manuscripts studies over a wide choice of disciplines and put a notable emphasis on up-to-date tools and methodologies to provide far-fetched searches of corpora and dictionaries that allow for a new quality of token verification and theoretical generalizations.
Michael Bilynsky is Head of the Department of English Philology of Ivan Franko National University in Lviv. He also teaches at the University of Social Sciences and Wszechnica Polska in Warsaw. His research interests in the field of Middle English studies pertain to semantics, word-formation, corpus linguistics and reconstruction of le...
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Title:Studies in Middle English: Words, Forms, Senses and TextsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:July 9, 2014Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Contents: Philip Durkin: Some neglected aspects of Middle English lexical borrowing from (Anglo-)French – Hans Sauer: Twin-formulae and more in late Middle-English: The Historye of the Patriarks, Caxton’s Ovid, Pecock’s Donet – Liliana Sikorska: Waiting for the Barbarians. Conceptualizing fear in medieval Saracen romances – Artur Bartnik: On nominative resumptive pronouns in Old and Middle English – Magdalena Bator: «Tasting the smell» or «smelling the taste»? The linguistics synaesthesia within the Middle English semantic fields of SMELL and TASTE – Joanna Bukowska: The preoccupation with the abuse of truth in Richard the Redeless and Thomas Usk’s Testament of Love – Javier Calle-Martín/Juan Camilo Conde-Silvestre: A sociolinguistic analysis of zero that-clauses in late Middle English – Ewa Ciszek-Kiliszewska: The preposition yeond in Layamon’s Brut – Joanna Esquibel/Anna Wojtys: ?att heffness yate uss openn be or ... oppnedd be: How adjectival can a MiddIe English participle be? – Eugene Green: Finding pragmatic common ground between Chaucer’s Dreamer and Eagle in The House of Fame – Ryuichi Hotta: Textual characteristics of the Poema Morale, M version – Leena Kahlas-Tarkka/Matti Rissanen: On verb-based adverbial connectives in Middle English: Borrowing and grammaticalization – Yin Liu: Scribal spelling of Northern ta as to, and some implications – Andrzej M Lecki/Jerzy Nykiel: All roads lead to purpose: The rise and fall of to the end that and to the effect that in English – Rafal Molencki: The constructionalization of ago in Middle English – John G. Newman: Token frequency, lexico-semantic association, and the adoption of the plural marker -(e)n(e) by Middle English feminine r-stem nouns – Fuyo Osawa: Why has an article system emerged?: The shift from parataxis to hierarchy – Tibor Örsi: Semantic shifts in Middle English borrowings from (Old) French: The semantic field of «travelling» – Agnieszka Wawrzyniak: Metaphors, metonymies and their coreferentiality in the conceptualization of love and heart in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales – Jerzy Welna: Insertion and loss of the voiceless dental plosive [t] in Middle English – Fumiko Yoshikawa: The mapping of rhetorical strategies related to persuasion in Middle English religious prose.