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  • Motives for Language Changeby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 28.00

    This book considers the processes involved in language change and how they can be modelled and studied. more...

  • Legacies of Colonial Englishby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 61.00

    This 2005 book explores the role of British dialects in the genesis and subsequent history of postcolonial varieties of English. more...

  • Irish Englishby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 51.00

    A comprehensive 2007 survey of the development and present-day features of English in Northern and the Republic of Ireland. more...

  • Varieties of English in Writingby Raymond Hickey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 135.00

    This volume is concerned with assessing fictional and non-fictional written texts as linguistic evidence for earlier forms of varieties of English. These range from Scotland to New Zealand, from Canada to South Africa, covering all the major forms of the English language around the world. Central to the volume is the question of how genuine written... more...

  • The Handbook of Language Contactby Raymond Hickey

    Wiley 2013; US$ 220.95

    The Handbook of Language Contact offers systematic coverage of the major issues in this field – ranging from the value of contact explanations in linguistics, to the impact of immigration, to dialectology – combining new research from a team of globally renowned scholars, with case studies of numerous languages. An authoritative reference... more...

  • The Dialects of Irishby Raymond Hickey

    De Gruyter Mouton 2011; US$ 196.00

    The book offers an easy-to-grasp overview of forms of modern Irish within a general linguistic framework. Based on recordings of more than 200 speakers (accessible as supplementary material on the accompanying DVD), the book demonstrates the vitality and breadth of the present-day language. Maps and tables allow easy orientation among the varieties... more...

  • A Source Book for Irish Englishby Raymond Hickey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 225.00

    The intention of the current book is to provide a flexible and comprehensive bibliographical tool to those scholars working or interested in Irish English. A whole range of references (approx. 2,500) relating to Irish English in all its aspects are gathered together here and in the majority of cases annotations are supplied. The book has a detailed... more...

  • Dublin Englishby Raymond Hickey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 180.00

    The present book describes the English language in all its facets as spoken in present-day Dublin, the capital of the Republic of Ireland. It covers the entire range of its history since the first arrival of English there several hundred years ago. Apart from the evolution of English in the capital, the book also concentrates on the significant changes... more...

  • Areal Features of the Anglophone Worldby Raymond Hickey

    De Gruyter Mouton 2012; US$ 140.00

    The present volume seeks to unite the research of a range of scholars working on features of non-standard, vernacular English which show an areal distribution, i.e. which cluster geographically across the world. The volume is concerned with dialect input, innovations among varieties of English andthe areal diffusion of features among varieties. These... more...

  • A Dictionary of Varieties of Englishby Raymond Hickey

    Wiley 2013; US$ 124.95

    A Dictionary of Varieties of English presents a comprehensive listing of the distinctive dialects and forms of English spoken throughout the contemporary world. Provides an invaluable introduction and guide to current research trends in the field Includes definitions both for the varieties of English and regions they feature, and for terms... more...