The Handbook of English Linguistics, Second Edition

Autor A Aarts
en Limba Engleză Hardback – 3 dec 2020

Second edition of this popular Handbook bringing together stimulating discussions of core English linguistics topics in a single, authoritative volume--includes numerous new and thoroughly updated chapters The second edition of the popular Handbook of English Linguistics brings together stimulating discussions of the core topics in English linguistics in a single, authoritative volume. Written by an international team of experts, the chapters cover syntax, methodology, phonetics and phonology, lexis and morphology, variation, stylistics, and discourse, and also provide discussions of theoretical and descriptive research in the field. The revised edition includes new and updated chapters on English Corpus Linguistics, experimental approaches, complements and adjuncts, English phonology and morphology, lexicography, and more. In-depth yet accessible chapters introduce key areas of English linguistics, discuss relevant research, and suggest future research directions. An important academic contribution to the field, this book: * Presents thirty-two in-depth, yet accessible, chapters that discuss new research findings across the field, written by both established and emerging scholars from around the world * Builds upon the very successful first edition, published in 2006 * Incorporates new trends in English linguistics, including digital research methods and theoretical advances in all subfields * Suggests future research directions The Handbook of English Linguistics, 2nd Edition is an essential reference work for researchers and students working in the field of English language and linguistics.

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ISBN-13: 9781119540564
ISBN-10: 1119540569
Pagini: 704
Dimensiuni: 176 x 249 x 43 mm
Greutate: 1.36 kg
Ediția:2nd Edition
Editura: Wiley
Locul publicării:Chichester, United Kingdom

Notă biografică

Bas Aarts is Professor of English Linguistics and Director of the Survey of English Usage at University College London, UK. His recent publications include Syntactic Gradience (2007), Oxford Modern English Grammar (2011), the Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar, second edition (with S. Chalker and E. Weiner, 2014), How to Teach Grammar (with I. Cushing and R. Hudson, 2019) and the Oxford Handbook of English Grammar (with J. Bowie and G. Popova, 2020). He is a founding editor of the journal English Language and Linguistics. April McMahon is Vice-President for Teaching, Learning and Students at the University of Manchester, UK, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the British Academy, and the Learned Society of Wales. She is author of Understanding Language Change (1994) and An Introduction to English Phonology (Second Edition, 2020), and has published extensively on the historical phonology of English, language family relationships, and evolutionary linguistics. Lars Hinrichs is Associate Professor of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin, USA. He specializes in research on varieties of English around the world and corpus linguistics. He directs the Texas English Linguistics Lab, which studies variation and change in Texas English.


Notes on Contributors ix 1 Introduction 1 Lars Hinrichs, Bas Aarts, and April McMahon Section 1: Methodology 5 2 Description and Theory 7 Kersti Börjars 3 English Corpus Linguistics 29 Benedikt Szmrecsanyi and Laura Rosseel 4 Experimental Approaches 45 Lauren Squires 5 English Grammar Writing 63 Andrew R. Linn 6 Data Collection 81 Charles F. Meyer and Gerald Nelson Section 2: Syntax 103 7 English Word Classes and Phrases 105 Bas Aarts and Liliane Haegeman 8 Clause Types 131 Peter Collins 9 Complements and Adjuncts 145 Alexander Bergs 10 Tense in English 163 Laura A. Michaelis 11 Aspect and Aspectuality 183 Robert I. Binnick 12 Mood and Modality in English 207 Ilse Depraetere and Susan Reed 13 Information Structure 229 Martin Hilpert 14 Current Changes in English Syntax 249 Christian Mair and Geoffrey N. Leech 15 Constructions in English Grammar 277 Hans C. Boas 16 Syntactic Variation in English: A Global Perspective 299 Bernd Kortmann Section 3: Phonetics and Phonology 323 17 English Phonetics 325 Jennifer Nycz 18 English Phonology and Morphology 345 Samuel K. Ahmed, Samuel Andersson, and Bert Vaux 19 Prosodic Phonology 365 Michael Hammond 20 Intonation 385 Francis Nolan 21 Phonological Variation: A Global Perspective 407 Paul Foulkes Section 4: Lexis and Morphology 441 22 English Words 443 Donka Minkova and Robert Stockwell 23 Compounds and Minor Word-Formation Types 463 Laurie Bauer 24 Productivity 483 Ingo Plag 25 Lexical Semantics 501 Éva Kardos 26 English Lexicography: A Global Perspective 525 Stefan Dollinger Section 5: Discourse, Styles, and Usage 547 27 Speaking and Writing English 549 Jim Miller and Andreea S. Calude 28 English on Social Media 569 Brook Bolander 29 Gender, Sexuality, and the English Language 585 Evan Hazenberg 30 Language and Literature: Stylistics 601 Peter Stockwell 31 English Usage: Prescription and Description 615 Pam Peters 32 Mobility and the English Language 637 Amelia Tseng and Lars Hinrichs Index 653