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264 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190918064

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Speech Representation in the History of English

Topics and Approaches

Edited by Peter J. Grund and Terry Walker

Oxford Studies in the History of English

  • A new extensive, book-length treatment of speech representation (how writers and speakers mark, structure, and discuss an earlier or fictional speech event) in the history of English
  • Explores the dynamics of speech representation of the past, focusing on the Early Modern English and the Late Modern English periods from 1500-1900 through a wide array of genres
  • Uses cutting-edge methods in historical sociolinguistics, pragmatics, and corpus linguistics