Historical Sociolinguistics: Language Change in Tudor and Stuart England
This volume presents a sociolinguistic perspective on the history of the English language. Based on original empirical research, it discusses the social factors that promoted linguistic changes in earlier English, and the people who were the leading force behind them. The authors focus on the major grammatical developments that shaped the language in Tudor and Stuart times, the period that laid the foundations for modern Standard English.
Nevalainen and Raumolin-Brunberg adopt an interdisciplinary approach, exploring the extent to which sociolinguistic models and methods can be applied to the history of English.
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CEEC. ) 3.4.1 . General Outline Our primary data consist of personal letters which
have been compiled to form a 2.7 million - word electronic corpus entitled The
Corpus of Early English Correspondence ( CEEC ) . This corpus is the result of ...
The Corpus of Early English Correspondence ( CEEC ) Timespan Running
words Letters Collections Informants c . 1410-1681 c . 2.7 million 6039 96 778
linguistic features with the colloquial spoken idiom , thus forming a genre suitable
CEEC 1998 , excluding Dorothy Osborne ( based on Nurmi 1999a : 139 , 172 ) .
have been semantic ambiguity , the use of -MAN compounds with reference to
both the male sex and human beings in general . 6.4.2 . Switches from Male to ...
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