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Grammaticalization at Work : Studies on Long-Term Developments in English :  Studies on Long-Term Developments in English - Matti Rissanen

Grammaticalization at Work : Studies on Long-Term Developments in English

Studies on Long-Term Developments in English

By: Matti Rissanen (Editor), Merja Kyto (Editor), Kirsi Heikkonen (Editor)

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Published: 1997
For Ages: 22+ years old
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This volume looks at the history of English by examining the development of a number of morphological, syntactic and lexical features within a time-span, with focus on grammaticalization, particularly pronomialization and adverbialization.

Introductionp. 1
Indefinite pronouns with singular human referencep. 17
The pronominalization of onep. 87
The processes of adverb derivation in Late Middle and Early Modern Englishp. 145
There compounds in the history of Englishp. 191
The development of reflexive strategies in Englishp. 277
A medieval case of grammaticalization, methinksp. 371
Bibliographyp. 405
Index of subjectsp. 429
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ISBN: 9783110156317
ISBN-10: 3110156318
Series: Topics in English Linguistics [TiEL]
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 434
Published: 1997
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter & Co
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.8