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Selected Bibliography of Works on New Zealand English

Jennifer Hay, Margaret Maclagan, and Elizabeth Gordon

in New Zealand English

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625291
eISBN:
9780748651542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter presents listings of the following: earlier books that provide overviews of New Zealand English (NZE); literature on phonetics overviews, vowels, consonants, suprasegmental features, and ... More


New Zealand English

Jennifer Hay and Margaret A. Maclagan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625291
eISBN:
9780748651542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This book is a description of English as it is spoken in New Zealand. New Zealand English (NZE) is one of the youngest native-speaker varieties of English, and is the only variety of English where ... More


Epilogue: New English, New Irish?

S. J. Connolly

in Contested Island: Ireland 1460-1630

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208167
eISBN:
9780191716546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208167.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This short concluding chapter examines the outlook and sense of identity of the English settlers in early 17th-century Ireland, emphasizing the variety of attitudes to the indigenous population, and ... More


Raising and organizing standing armies

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The first standing armies in the British Isles which contained experienced officers and could deploy sizeable field forces were the Scots Covenanting Army and the English New Model Army. The latter ... More


The Irish

Christopher Maginn

in William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter probes the intractable and controversial subject of national identity in Tudor Ireland. It offers an analysis of William Cecil's attitudes toward not only Ireland's Irish, or Gaelic, ... More


Intonational Variation in Four Dialects of English: the High Rising Tune

Janet Fletcher, Esther Grabe, and Paul Warren

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter investigates phonetic and phonological aspects of rising tunes, and to a lesser extent, pitch accent realization in certain varieties of English, namely, General Australian English, New ... More


New Zealand Vocabulary and Discourse Features

Jennifer Hay, Margaret Maclagan, and Elizabeth Gordon

in New Zealand English

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625291
eISBN:
9780748651542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter concentrates primarily on vocabulary, discussing a range of lexical items that together characterise New Zealand English (NZE). It also looks briefly at distinctive discourse features of ... More


The Kingdom of Ireland, 1550

Christopher Maginn

in William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter is constructed around William Cecil's appointment as principal secretary and to the privy council in 1550 during the reign of Edward VI. It offers an account of society and government in ... More


Phonetics and Phonology

Jennifer Hay, Margaret Maclagan, and Elizabeth Gordon

in New Zealand English

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625291
eISBN:
9780748651542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter first considers the characteristics of the segmental phonemes of New Zealand English (NZE), the consonants, and the vowels, and then of the suprasegmental features (such as intonation ... More


Variation within New Zealand

Jennifer Hay, Margaret Maclagan, and Elizabeth Gordon

in New Zealand English

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625291
eISBN:
9780748651542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter considers variation within New Zealand English (NZE). The study of language variation usually focuses on two types of variation: variation across speakers, and variation within speakers. ... More


Firsting: Local Texts Claim Indian Places As Their Own

Jean M. O’Brien

in Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out of Existence in New England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665778
eISBN:
9781452946672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665778.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter looks at how the naming of local historical texts is crucial in claiming places, as the titles already give imperative clues about when the places “first” came to be. For instance, local ... 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


Teaching the History of English: A South African Perspective

Rajend Mesthrie

in Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190611040
eISBN:
9780190611071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611040.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter addresses how the history of English as a linguistic topic has been taught in one South African university. The author focuses on the traditional Old–Middle–Modern English trichotomy as ... More


Sample Texts

Jennifer Hay, Margaret Maclagan, and Elizabeth Gordon

in New Zealand English

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625291
eISBN:
9780748651542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter presents the following: transcription of associated sound file, transcription of New Zealand English word list, and extracts from historical New Zealand speakers.


The King James Version in the Modern World

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on new translations and editions of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible that were published in the modern world after World War II, including a fresh version of the Vulgate ... More


Dictionaries and Other Works of Reference

Elizabeth Knowles

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume II: 1780 to 1896

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199543151
eISBN:
9780191772337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543151.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Economic History

The nineteenth century was a period in which amateur and professional alike worked ardently to categorize and structure knowledge. This resulted in the commercial publication of dictionaries, ... More


The Indian Jesuits

B. R. Nanda

in Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647518
eISBN:
9780199081400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter describes the friendship that developed between Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Gopal Ganesh Agarkar, despite the differences in their backgrounds and temperaments. Both shared a spirit of ... 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


Early Life

B. R. Nanda

in Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647518
eISBN:
9780199081400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter details the early life of Gopal Krishna Gokhale. Gokhale was born on 9 May 1866, in the little village of Kotluk in the Ratnagiri district of, what was then, the Bombay Presidency. In ... More


The First Bible Translators

Timothy Michael Law

in When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199781713
eISBN:
9780199345168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781713.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter discusses the phenomenon of translation in the ancient world, as a prologue to the translation of the Septuagint. While translation of documents was known in the ancient world, between ... More


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