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The Resource A history of English reflexive pronouns : person, self, and interpretability, Elly van Gelderen

A history of English reflexive pronouns : person, self, and interpretability, Elly van Gelderen

Label
A history of English reflexive pronouns : person, self, and interpretability
Title
A history of English reflexive pronouns
Title remainder
person, self, and interpretability
Statement of responsibility
Elly van Gelderen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book brings together a number of seemingly distinct phenomena in the history of English: the introduction of special reflexive pronouns (e.g. myself), the loss of verbal agreement and pro-drop, and the disappearance of morphological Case. It provides vast numbers of examples from Old and Middle English texts showing a person split between first, second, and third person pronouns. Extending an analysis by Reinhart & Reuland, the author argues that the 'strength' of certain pronominal features (Case, person, number) differs cross-linguistically and that parametric variation accounts for the
Member of
Cataloging source
VVN
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Gelderen, Elly van
Dewey number
425
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1261
LC item number
.G45 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Linguistik aktuell =
  • Linguistics today
Series volume
v. 39
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Anglais (Langue)
  • Anglais (Langue)
  • Anglais (Langue)
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Wederkerende voornaamwoorden
  • Engels
  • Historische taalwetenschap
Label
A history of English reflexive pronouns : person, self, and interpretability, Elly van Gelderen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-268) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A HISTORY OF ENGLISH REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS; Editorial page; Title page; LCC page; Table of contents; Preface; List of tables; Notes for the user and list of abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1. Old English reflexives; Chapter 2. Reflexives in Middle and later English; Chapter 3. Pro-drop and feature strength; Chapter 4. The loss of verbal agreement and verb-movement; Chapter 5. The loss of inherent case; Chapter 6. Ergativity and the person split; Chapter 7. Conclusion; Appendix; References; Name Index; Subject Index; The Series LINGUISTIK AKTUELL/LINGUISTICS TODAY
Control code
49855196
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 277 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027299178
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)49855196
Label
A history of English reflexive pronouns : person, self, and interpretability, Elly van Gelderen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-268) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A HISTORY OF ENGLISH REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS; Editorial page; Title page; LCC page; Table of contents; Preface; List of tables; Notes for the user and list of abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1. Old English reflexives; Chapter 2. Reflexives in Middle and later English; Chapter 3. Pro-drop and feature strength; Chapter 4. The loss of verbal agreement and verb-movement; Chapter 5. The loss of inherent case; Chapter 6. Ergativity and the person split; Chapter 7. Conclusion; Appendix; References; Name Index; Subject Index; The Series LINGUISTIK AKTUELL/LINGUISTICS TODAY
Control code
49855196
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 277 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027299178
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)49855196

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