East Anglian English

edited by Jacek Fisiak and Peter Trudgill

East Anglia - the easternmost area of England - was probably home to the first-ever form of language which can be called English. East Anglian English has had a very considerable input into the formation of Standard English, and contributed importantly to the development of American English and (to a lesser extent) Southern Hemisphere Englishes; it has also experienced multilingualism on a remarkable scale. However, it has received little attention from linguistic scholars over the years, and this volume provides an overdue assessment. The articles, by leading scholars in the field, cover all aspects of the English of East Anglia from its beginnings to the present day; topics include place names, non-standard grammar, dialect phonology, dialect contact, language contact, and a host of other issues of descriptive, theoretical, historical and sociolinguistic interest and importance. Professor JACEK FISIAK teaches in the Department of English at the Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland; Professor PETER TRUDGILL is Chair of English Linguistics at the University of Fribourg. Contributors: PETER TRUDGILL, JACEK FISIAK, KARL INGE SANDRED, GILLIS KRISTENSSON, LAURA WRIGHT, CLAIRE JONES, TERTU NEVALAINEN, HELENA RAUMOLIN-BRUNBERG, KEN LODGE, DAVID BRITAIN, PATRICIA POUSSA

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  • Modern East Anglia as dialect area, Peter Trudgill
  • Old East Anglian - a problem in Old English dialectology, Jacek Fisiak
  • East Anglian place-names - sources of lost dialect, Karl Inge Sandred
  • language in contact - Old East Saxon and East Anglian, Gillis Kristensson
  • sociolects in 14th-century London, Gillis Kristensson
  • some morphological features of the Norfolk guild certificates of 1388/9 - an exercise in variation, Laura Wright
  • elaboration in practice - the use of English in medieval East Anglian medicine, Claire Jones
  • third-person singular zero - African-American English, East Anglian dialects and Spanish persecution in the low countries, Peter Trudgill
  • chapters in the social history of East Anglian English - the case of the third-person singular, Terttu Nevalainen, Helen Raumolin-Brunberg and Peter Trudgill
  • the modern reflexes of some Middle English vowel contrasts in Norfolk and Norwich, Ken Lodge
  • welcome to East Anglia! - two major dialect "boundaries" in the Fens, David Britain
  • syntactic change in Northwest Norfolk, Patricia Poussa.

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書名 East Anglian English
著作者等 Fisiak, Jacek
Trudgill, Peter
出版元 D.S. Brewer
刊行年月 2001
ページ数 xii, 264 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 0859915719
NCID BA52961931
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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