The Language of the Peterborough Chronicle
Alexander Bergs, Janne Skaffari
Lang, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 197 pages
This book is the first (linguistic) publication which exclusively focuses on one of the most famous and important documents in the history of English: the Early Middle English 'Peterborough Chronicle'. This book contains 10 original and hitherto unpublished papers which deal with phonological, orthographic, morphosyntactic and lexical aspects pertaining to this special manuscript. Moreover, one section is exclusively devoted to teaching the history of English on the basis of the Peterborough Chronicle.
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ALEXANDER BERGS JANNE SKAFFARI
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Abbey abbot adjectives adverbs Anglo-Saxon Chronicle annals aspect Beowulf Cambridge Clark clitic complement cyng dative demonstrative pronouns dialect discussion ealle Early English Early Middle English English language eorl example Final Continuation finite verb gender genitive genitive nouns grammar grammaticalization Hand 1 additions head noun HEL courses Historical Linguistics hypercorrections inflection innovation instances instructors Interpolations inv inv inv Inversion patterns Irvine king Kroch and Taylor language change Late West Saxon Latin lexical Lexical diffusion manuscript masculine Midlands Modern English morphological Mouton multiple topicalization narrative neuter nominal phrases nominal subjects non-OE D-form northern occur OE D-form Old English Ormulum Oxford past perfects PetC Peterborough Abbey Peterborough Chr Peterborough Chronicle phonological prefix preposition present perfect preterite pronominal subjects proto-E Scribe Second Continuation sound change southern Middle English speakers spellings subordinate clauses syntactic Table tion usage variation Vespasian Psalter West Saxon word order