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Title The verb phrase in English : investigating recent language change with corpora / edited by Bas Aarts [and others]
Published [Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource
Series Studies in English language
Studies in English language.
Summary "The chapters in this volume feature new and groundbreaking research carried out by leading scholars and promising young researchers from around the world on recent changes in the English verb phrase. Drawing on authentic corpus data, the papers consider both spoken and written English in several genres. Each contribution pays particular attention to the methodologies used for investigating short-term patterns of change in English, with detailed discussions of controversies in this area. This cutting-edge collection is essential reading for historians of the English language, syntacticians and corpus linguists"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-435) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject English language -- Syntax.
English language -- Verb phrase.
Linguistic change.
Form Electronic book
Author Aarts, Bas, 1961-
ISBN 1139060996 (electronic bk.)
1139625233 (electronic bk.)
1283986655 (MyiLibrary)
9781139060998 (electronic bk.)
9781139625234 (electronic bk.)
9781283986656 (MyiLibrary)