Item description for Studies in the History of the English Language: A Millennial Perspective (Topics in English Linguistics, 39) by Donka Minkova...
The 19 papers in this volume are a selection from a UCLA conference intended to take stock of the state of the field at the beginning of the new millennium and to stimulate research in English Historical Linguistics. The authors are predominantly U.S. scholars. The fields represented include morphosyntax and semantics, grammaticalization, discourse analysis, dialectology, lexicography, the diachronic study of mixed language texts, phonology and metrics.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.16" Width: 6.28" Height: 1.23" Weight: 1.84 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2002
Publisher Walter de Gruyter
ISBN 3110173689 ISBN13 9783110173680
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More About Donka Minkova
Donka Minkova is Professor of English Language at the University of California, Los Angeles. She has published widely in the fields of English and Germanic historical phonology and syntax, historical dialectology and English historical metrics. She is the author of The History of Final Vowels in English (1991) and of English Words: History and Structure (with Robert Stockwell, Cambridge University Press, 2001). She is also co-editor, with Robert Stockwell of Studies in the History of the English Language: A Millennial Perspective.
Donka Minkova was born in 1944 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of California, Los Angeles.