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Published: 16 July 2014

320 Pages | 14 b&w line drawings

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199373390

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Constructions and Environments

Copular, Passive, and Related Constructions in Old and Middle English

Peter Petré

Oxford Studies in the History of English

  • First comprehensive diachronic account of copular and passive verb constructions in Early English
  • Thorough evaluation of the roles of system-dependency and competition in language change