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New-dialect formation in Canada : evidence from the English modal auxiliaries

Author: Stefan Dollinger
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., ©2008.
Series: Studies in language companion series, v. 97.
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This book details the development of eleven modal auxiliaries in late 18th- and 19th-century Canadian English in a framework of new-dialect formation. The study assesses features of the modal auxiliaries, tracing influences to British and American input varieties, parallel developments, or Canadian innovations. The findings are based on the Corpus of Early Ontario English, pre-Confederation Section, the first  Read more...
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Dollinger, Stefan.
New-dialect formation in Canada.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., ©2008
(DLC) 2007044469
(OCoLC)180204916
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Dollinger
ISBN: 9789027285232 9027285233 1283092328 9781283092326
OCLC Number: 713025893
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 355 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: New-Dialect Formationin Canada Evidence from the English modal auxiliaries; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; List of Maps; List of Figures; List of Tables; About this book; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1 INTRODUCTION; 2 CANADIAN ENGLISH: A RESEARCH HISTORY OF THE 'OTHER' VARIETY OF NORTH AMERICAN ENGLISH; 3 ONTARIO 1776-1850: AN EXTERNAL LANGUAGE HISTORY; 4 THE CORPUS OF EARLY ONTARIO ENGLISH, PRE-CONFEDERATION SECTION (CONTE-pC); 5 NEW-DIALECT FORMATION IN EARLY ONTARIO; 6 LATE MODERN ENGLISH MODAL AUXILIARIES: METHODOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS. 7 CAN (COULD) vs. MAY (MIGHT)8 MUST vs. HAVE TO; 9 SHALL vs. WILL; 10 SHOULD, WOULD and OUGHT TO; 11 CONCLUSION; 12 APPENDICES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; General Index; The series Studies in Language Companion Series.
Series Title: Studies in language companion series, v. 97.
Responsibility: Stefan Dollinger.

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This book details the development of eleven modal auxiliaries in late 18th- and 19th-century Canadian English in a framework of new-dialect formation. The study assesses features of the modal auxiliaries, tracing influences to British and American input varieties, parallel developments, or Canadian innovations. The findings are based on the Corpus of Early Ontario English, pre-Confederation Section, the first electronic corpus of early Canadian English. The data, which are drawn from newspapers, diaries and letters, include original transcriptions from manuscript sources and texts from semi-li.

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