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The Diachrony of Differential Object Marking in Romanian

The Diachrony of Differential Object Marking in Romanian

Virginia Hill and Alexandru Mardale

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192898791
eISBN:
9780191925337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898791.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book offers a comprehensive overview of the beginnings, development, and stabilization of differential object marking (DOM) in Romanian by combining two approaches: diachronic syntax and ... More

Expressive Meaning Across Linguistic Levels and Frameworks

Expressive Meaning Across Linguistic Levels and Frameworks

Andreas Trotzke and Xavier Villalba (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198871217
eISBN:
9780191914225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871217.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

The study of the language-emotion interface has so far mainly concentrated on the conceptual dimension of emotions as expressed via language. This volume is the first to exclusively focus on the ... More

Highly IrregularWhy Tough, Through, and Dough Don't Rhyme—And Other Oddities of the English Language

Highly Irregular: Why Tough, Through, and Dough Don't Rhyme—And Other Oddities of the English Language

Arika Okrent

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197539408
eISBN:
9780197616017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539408.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This book presents an illustrated history of English as told through all the things that are weird about it. Maybe you have been speaking English all your life, or maybe you learned it later on. But ... More

In Pursuit of EnglishLanguage and Subjectivity in Neoliberal South Korea

In Pursuit of English: Language and Subjectivity in Neoliberal South Korea

Joseph Sung-Yul Park

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190855734
eISBN:
9780190855772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855734.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book presents subjectivity as a theoretical and analytic perspective for studying the intersection of language and political economy. It makes this point by arguing that the way English comes to ... More

Language and Dialect Contact in IrelandThe Phonological Origins of Mid-Ulster English

Language and Dialect Contact in Ireland: The Phonological Origins of Mid-Ulster English

Warren Maguire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474452908
eISBN:
9781474495622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452908.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book presents an investigation into the phonological origins of Mid-Ulster English (MUE), one of the primary dialects of English in Ireland. Specifically it is an analysis of the development of ... More

Language Change, Variation, and Universals

Language Change, Variation, and Universals

Peter W. Culicover

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198865391
eISBN:
9780191897757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865391.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This volume is about how human languages get to be the way they are, why they are different from one another in some ways and not others, and why they change in the ways that they do. Given that ... More

The Language of Fiction

The Language of Fiction

Emar Maier and Andreas Stokke (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198846376
eISBN:
9780191881534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846376.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The Language of Fiction brings together new research on fiction from philosophy and linguistics. Fiction is a topic that has long been studied in philosophy. Yet recently there has been a surge of ... More

The Linguistics WarsChomsky, Lakoff, and the Battle over Deep Structure

The Linguistics Wars: Chomsky, Lakoff, and the Battle over Deep Structure

Randy Allen Harris

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780199740338
eISBN:
9780197608661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199740338.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book centers on a key rupture in the field of linguistics as a hegemony by the theories of Noam Chomsky appeared to be taking hold, a rupture in the 1960s that began a flowering of alternate ... More

Millennials Talking MediaCreating Intertextual Identities in Everyday Conversation

Millennials Talking Media: Creating Intertextual Identities in Everyday Conversation

Sylvia Sierra

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190931117
eISBN:
9780190931155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931117.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book examines how a group of US Millennial friends in their late twenties embed both old media (books, songs, films, TV shows) and new media (YouTube videos, video games, and internet memes) in ... More

Multimodal Participation and EngagementSocial interaction in the Classroom

Multimodal Participation and Engagement: Social interaction in the Classroom

Christine M. Jacknick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474455183
eISBN:
9781474495677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455183.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Traditionally, teachers and researchers have looked for student participation in moments when teachers provide interactional space for it – this book takes a more holistic approach, examining how ... More

Parameters of Predicate Fronting

Parameters of Predicate Fronting

Vera Lee-Schoenfeld and Dennis Ott (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197545553
eISBN:
9780197545591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197545553.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Many of the world’s languages permit or require clause-initial positioning of the primary predicate, potentially alongside some or all of its dependents. While such predicate fronting (where ... More

Polynesian Syntax and its Interfaces

Polynesian Syntax and its Interfaces

Lauren Clemens and Diane Massam (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198860839
eISBN:
9780191892905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860839.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Language Families

This volume presents research in theoretical syntax and its interfaces with semantics and prosody within the Polynesian language family, with chapters focusing on Hawaiian, Māori, Niuean, Samoan, and ... More

Speech Representation in the History of EnglishTopics and Approaches

Speech Representation in the History of English: Topics and Approaches

Peter J. Grund and Terry Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190918064
eISBN:
9780190918095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918064.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Historical Linguistics

This volume explores the speech representation of the past, comprising in-depth analyses of how speakers and writers mark, structure, and discuss a previous speech event or fictional speech in the ... More

World Englishes at the Grassroots

World Englishes at the Grassroots

Christiane Meierkord and Edgar W. Schneider (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474467551
eISBN:
9781474495684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467551.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

As the most widespread global language, English now has substantially more second and foreign-language speakers than native speakers. It is increasingly spreading beyond an ‘educated elite’ of ... More

Writing a War of WordsAndrew Clark and the Search for Meaning in World War One

Writing a War of Words: Andrew Clark and the Search for Meaning in World War One

Lynda Mugglestone

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198870159
eISBN:
9780191913044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870159.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This book is the first exploration of the war-time quest by Andrew Clark to document changes in the English language from the start of World War One up to 1919. It describes Clark as a writer, ... More

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