Linguistic Change and the Great Vowel Shift in English

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Univ of California Press, Jan 8, 2021 - 210 pages
This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1972.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
Scope of the study
7
The traditional long vowels
17
Constraints on sound change
27
1551 1569 1570
33
1580
40
CHAPTER IV
110
The evidence from writers
119
Conclusions
126
evi
134
Evidence from Northern
140
Loss of intelligibility with
147
Introduction
174
INDEX
191
110
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