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History of English A Sociolinguistic Approach

ISBN-10: 0631200738
ISBN-13: 9780631200734
Edition: 2001
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Book details

List price: $68.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/8/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.80" wide x 9.70" long x 0.92" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

This text provides an intelligent and accessible sythesis of modern sociolinguistic approaches to the development of the English language.

Introduction:The Time Periods of English
Language Change
Sources of Information on Language Change
Linguistic Preliminaries
The Sounds of English, and Symbols Used to Describe Them:Consonants
Vowels
Structure of The Book
The Pre-History of English:Timeline of Events
The Indo-European Period
The Indo-Europeans and Linguistic Relatedness:The Beginnings
The Development of Historical Linguistics
Genetic Relatedness
Linguistic Developments
The Indo-European Language Family:Family Tree Relationships
The Indo-European Family
Indo-Iranian
Indic
Iranian
Armenian
Albanian
Balto-Slavonic
Slavonic
Baltic
Hellenic
Italic
Celtic
Brythonic
Goidelic
Germanic
East Germanic
North Germanic
West Germanic
Low Germanic
High Germanic
Yiddish
From Indo-European to Germanic:Prosody
The Consonant System: Sound Shifts
Grimm''s Law
Verner''s Law
The Second Consonant Shift
Possible Explanations For The High German (Second) Sound Shift
The Vowel System
Morphology
Syntax
Lexicon
Semantics
Indo-European/Germanic Texts
Neogrammarians, Structuralists and Contemporary Linguistic Models
Typological Classification:Universals
Morphological Typology
Sociolinguistic Focus
The Indo-European Tribes and The Spread of Language
Language Contact and Language Change: Archaeological Linguistics:Language Contact
Archaeological Linguistics
Old English 450-1100:Timeline of Events
The Old English Period
Social and Political History:Britain Before The English
The Anglo-Saxon Invasions
Anglo-Saaxon Influence
Scandinavian Influence
Linguistic Developments: The Sounds, Structure and Typology of Old English:The Structure of Old English
Oe Consonants
Vowels: From Germanic to Old English
Old English Vowels
Old English Gender
Inflection In Old English
The Noun
The Adjective
Oe Personal Pronouns
The Old English Verb
Strong Verbs
Weak Verbs
Irregular Verbs
Old English Syntax
The Use of The Cases
Word Order
Old English Vocabulary
Word Formation
Linguistic/Literary Achievements
Texts
Prose
Poetry
The Dialects of Old English
Sociolinguistic Focus:Language Contact
Latin and Celtic
The Scandinavians
The Character of Scandinavian Loan Words
Middle English:Timeline of Events
The Middle English Period
Social and Political History
Politcal History : The Norman Conquest to Edward I
Social History
The Establishment of Towns and Burghs and The Beginnings of Social Stratification
Linguistic Developments: Middle English Sounds and Structure, With Particular Emphasis on The Breakdown of The Inflectional System and Its Linguistic Typological Implications:Major Changes to The Sound System
The Consonants
Consonant Changes From Old to Middle English
The Vowels In Stressed Syllables
Vowels In Unstressed Syllables
Lengthening and Shortening
Summary Table of Vowel Changes From Old to Middle English
The Formation of Middle English Diphthongs
Major Morphological Changes From Old to Middle English
Loss of Inflections
Other Changes In The Morphological System
Verbs
Middle English Syntax
The Lexicon: Loan Words From French
Two French Sources
Middle English Dialects:Linguistic/Literary Achievements
Middle English Literature
Language
Genre
Sociolinguistic Focus: Social Stratification, Multilingualism and Dialect Variation: Language Contact
The Myth of Middle English Creolisation:English Re-established
Language and The Rise of The Middle Class
The Development of Standard English
The Evolution of Me ''Standard'' English
The Question of Middle English Creolisation: Myth?
Definitions
Pidgins and Creoles In England?
Thomason and Kaufman and The Arguments For and Against Creolisation In Middle English
On The Sociolinguistic History of /H/-Dropping In English
Conclusion
Early Modern English:Timeline of Events
The Early Modern English Period
Social and Political History:Historical and Social Background
Internal Stability and Colonial Expansion
Linguistic Developments: The Variable Character of Early Modern English:Phonolgy
Consonants
Vowels
The Great Vowel Shift
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