Mitsumi Uchida, Yoko Iyeiri & Lawrence Schourup (eds.), Language Contact and Variation in the History of English (Kaitakusha, 2017)

Studies in the History of the English Language , No. 7

Language Contact and Variation in the History of English is the 7th volume of the series, Studies in the History of the English Language. It is a booklet series of the Japanese Association for Studies in the History of the English Language, which was founded in 1999 by Professor Matsuji Tajima at Kyushu University. The booklet includes seven papers in the fields of “Translation and Biblical Texts”, “Contact Found in Various Texts”, “Contact across Generations”, and “English as a Foreign Language in Earlier Days”.

Studies in the History of the English Language , 7
ISBN : 978-4-7589-2253-1
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Contents

Editors and Contributors  

Preface     

Mitsumi Uchida, Yoko Iyeiri & Lawrence Schourup

Translation of Biblical Texts                                                                     

Caxton’s Golden Legend: How Many Translators?  (John Scahill)

Characteristics of the Glosses to the Latin Pronoun Is in the Gospel According to St. Matthew in the Lindisfarne Gospels and Their Implication for the Development of the Third Person Plural Pronouns in English  (Yoshitaka Kozuka)

Contact Found in Various Texts                                                                

The Spelling and Syntax of Doubt in Early Modern English: Variation and Latin Influence  (Yoko Iyeiri)

For and Because: A Comparative Study of Causal Conjunctions in Caxton’s Paris and Vienne and Three French Versions of the Same Text  (Mitsumi Uchida & Yoko Iyeiri) 

Contact across Generations                                                                      

How Viking Descendants Reshaped the English Vocabulary (Joseph Emonds & Jan Terje Faarlund)

Intermittence of Short-distance Cliticization in QPs: A Case Study of Language Change from the North  (Tomohiro Yanagi)

English as a Foreign Language in Earlier Days                                      

Voltaire’s English: Forms of Adjective Comparison  (Yasutaka Imai)

Index                                  

List of the publications in the same series

  1. Japanese Association for Studies in the History of the English Language (ed.) 2010. Studies in the History of the English Language, 2006-2009. Suita: Osaka Books.
  2. Tani, Akinobu & Hisao Osaki (eds.) 2013. Fifteenth-Century English: From Grammar to Text. Suita: Osaka Books.
  3. Nakao, Yoshiyuki & Yoko Iyeiri (eds.) 2013. Chaucer’s Language: Cognitive Perspectives. Suita: Osaka Books.
  4. Iyeiri, Yoko & Jennifer Smith (eds.) 2014. Studies in Middle and Modern English: Historical Change. Suita: Osaka Books.
  5. Iyeiri, Yoko (ed.) 2016. Can Knowing the History of English Help in the Teaching of English? Suita: Osaka Books.
  6. Tani, Akinobu & Jennifer Smith (eds.) 2017. Studies in Middle and Modern English: Historical Variation. Tokyo: Kaitakusha.
  7. Uchida, Mitsumi, Yoko Iyeiri & Lawrence Schourup (eds.) 2017. Language Contact and Variation in the History of English. Tokyo: Kaitakusha.
  8. Hori, Masahiro, Yuko Ikeda & Keisuke Koguchi (eds.) 2018. A Chronological and Comparative Study of Body Language. Tokyo: Kaitakusha.