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Royal Responsibility in Anglo-Norman Historical Writing

Emily A. Winkler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198812388
eISBN:
9780191850257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812388.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

It has long been established that the crisis of 1066 generated a florescence of historical writing in the first half of the twelfth century. This book presents a new perspective on previously ... More


A Taste for China: English Subjectivity and the Prehistory of Orientalism

Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199950980
eISBN:
9780199345991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199950980.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, World Literature

A Taste for China offers an account of how literature of the long eighteenth century generated a model of English selfhood dependent on figures of China. It shows how various genres of ... More


The Linguistic Variables

James N. Stanford

in New England English: Large-Scale Acoustic Sociophonetics and Dialectology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190625658
eISBN:
9780190625689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625658.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, English Language

This chapter outlines each of the linguistic variables studied in this New England English project, including r-lessness, START/PALM-fronting, “broad-a” BATH, NORTH/FORCE distinctions, ... More


Affirmative Semantics with Negative Morphosyntax: Negative Exclamatives and the New England So AUXn’t NP/DP Construction

Jim Wood

in Micro-Syntactic Variation in North American English

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199367221
eISBN:
9780199367245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367221.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is an in-depth study of the New England So AUXn’t NP/DP (SAND) construction, in which a sentence like so aren’t you is truth-conditionally identical to so are you (= “You are too”). The ... More


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