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  • Grammatical Variation and Change in Jersey Englishby Anna Rosen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    Situated at the crossroads of dialectology, sociolinguistics and contact linguistics, this volume provides a first comprehensive description of the morphosyntactic inventory of the variety of English spoken on Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands. Based on a specially compiled corpus of spoken material containing both present-day sociolinguistic... more...

  • Translating Indiaby Rita Kothari

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The cultural universe of urban, English-speaking middle class in India shows signs of growing inclusiveness as far as English is concerned. This phenomenon manifests itself in increasing forms of bilingualism (combination of English and one Indian language) in everyday forms of speech - advertisement jingles, bilingual movies, signboards, and of course... more...

  • Phrase Structures in Competitionby Susan Pintzuk

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00

    This book investigates variation and change in Old English word order, with special emphasis on the position of the verb. more...

  • English as a Lingua Francaby Stefania Taviano

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    The study of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) has grown considerably in the last decades, and a wide number of issues related to this field have been addressed through a variety of lenses. These range from the changes occurring in spoken English, to the much-debated notion of the native-speaker; from the threat that English represents for minority... more...

  • English in Language Shiftby Rajend Mesthrie

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 53.00

    Rajend Mesthrie examines the rise of a new variety of English among Indian migrant workers indentured on the plantations of Natal in South Africa. more...

  • Der gerettete Erzählerby Elisabeth Schultze-Witzenrath

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 46.42

    Hauptbeschreibung Warum beginnt Boccaccios berühmtes Decameron ausgerechnet mit der Schilderung der tödlichen Pest von 1348? Diese und andere Fragen werden in der Arbeit behandelt, die das Werk neu beleuchtet. Besonders die Arbeiten Francesco da Barberinos lassen uns dabei einige Kommunikations- und Darstellungspraktiken jener Zeit besser verstehen.... more...

  • Taking Stockby Jürgen Kramer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 101.28

    Hauptbeschreibung Die in diesem Band zusammengestellten 35 Aufsätze aus 35 Jahren Forschung und Lehre sollen zum einen den Beitrag des Autors zur Begründung und Entwicklung der kulturwissenschaftlichen Dimension in der Anglistik seit Mitte der 1970er Jahre dokumentieren, zum anderen aber auch Stationen seiner intellektuellen Biografie sichtbar machen.... more...

  • Moderne Dramendidaktik für den Englischunterrichtby Rüdiger Ahrens; Maria Eisenmann; Matthias Merkl

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 65.00

    Hauptbeschreibung Dieser Sammelband stellt mit einem stringenten Konzept moderne Methoden der Behandlung von englischsprachigen Texten in allen Schultypen und auf allen Unterrichtsstufen vor. Diese werden aus der interaktiven Didaktik heraus abgeleitet, die den Englischunterricht als performatives Lehr- und Lernverhalten begreift. Deshalb wird dieses... more...

  • English Vernacular Minuscule from Æthelred to Cnut, circa 990 - circa 1035by Peter A. Stokes

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    A new, distinct script, English vernacular minuscule, emerged in the 990s, used for writing in Old English. It appeared at a time of great political and social upheaval, with Danish incursions and conquest, continuing monastic reform, and an explosion of writing and copying in the vernacular. The writings in which it is used have rarely, however, been... more...

  • Cardinal Numeralsby Ferdinand von Mengden

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.00

    The book embeds an analysis of the Old English numeral system and its particularities into a broader, cross-linguistic discussion and provides a theoretical framework for the general study of numeral systems. A novel perspective on the morphosyntactic behaviour of numerals allows the author to test and refine some long standing tenets in the study... more...