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Syntax and discourse in Old and Middle English word order

Ans van Kemenade and Tanja Melićev

in Grammatical Change: Origins, Nature, Outcomes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199582624
eISBN:
9780191731068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582624.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents an analysis of Old English word order in which discourse strategies are incorporated into a restrictive syntactic analysis. Building on recent work on clause structure in ... More


Discourse, Identity, and Social Change in the Marriage Equality Debates

Karen Tracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190217969
eISBN:
9780190217983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217969.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book examines the identity-work of judges and attorneys in state supreme courts as they debated the legality of existing marriage laws. Exchanges in state appellate courts are juxtaposed with ... More


Jack Maggs (1997)

Bruce Woodcock

in Peter Carey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719043604
eISBN:
9781781700532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719043604.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines Jack Maggs, a novel that demonstrates one of the best traditions of Victorian melodrama. It discusses the importance of timing and place in the novel; Carey also crossed genre ... More


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