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A changing world of words : studies in English historical lexicography, lexicology and semantics

Author: Javier E Díaz Vera
Publisher: Amsterdam Rodopi 2002
Series: Costerus, New series, 141.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Javier E Díaz Vera
ISBN: 9042013303 9789042013308
OCLC Number: 1015094505
Description: IV, 610 p. 24 cm
Contents: Javier E. DIAZ VERA : Lexicography, semantics and lexicology in English historical linguistics. 1. Dictionaries of Early English. Francisco CORTES RODRIGUEZ and Ricardo MAIRAL USON: A preliminary design for a syntactic dictionary of Old English on semantic principles. Javier E. DIAZ VERA: The semantic architecture of the Old English verbal lexicon: A historical-lexicographical proposal. Pamela FABER and Juan Gabriel VAZQUEZ GONZALEZ: Adapting functional-lexematic methodology to the structuring of Old English verbs: A programmatic proposal. Christian J. KAY and Irene WOTHERSPOON: Turning the dictionary inside out: Some issues in the compilation of a historical thesaurus. Louise SYLVESTER and Jane ROBERTS: Word studies on early English: Contexts for a thesaurus of Middle English. 2. Early Dictionaries of English. Maurizio GOTTI: The origin of 17th century canting terms. Anne MCDERMOTT: Early dictionaries of English and historical corpora: In search of hard words. 3. Semantic Change and Reconstruction. Isabel de la CRUZ CABANILLAS and Cristina TEJEDOR MARTINEZ: The HORSE family : On the evolution of the field and its metaphorization process. Malgorzata FABISZAK: A semantic analysis of FEAR, GRIEF and ANGER words in Old English. Caroline GEVAERT: The evolution of the lexical and conceptual field of ANGER in Old and Middle English. Paivi KOIVISTO-ALANKO: Prototypes in semantic change: A diachronic perspective on abstract nouns. Manuela ROMANO POZO: A morphodynamic interpretation of synonymy and polysemy in Old English. Juan Gabriel VAZQUEZ GONZALEZ: Using diachrony to predict and arrange the past: Giving and transferring landed property in Anglo-Saxon times. 4. Lexical Variation and Change in the History of English. Merja BLACK STENROOS: Words for MAN in the transmission of Piers Plowman. Claire COWIE and Christianne DALTON-PUFFER: Diachronic word-formation and studying changes in productivity over time: Theoretical and methodological considerations. Eulalio FERNANDEZ SANCHEZ: The cognitive etymological search for lexical traces of conceptual mappings: Analysis of the lexical-conceptual domain of the verbs of POSSESSION. Manfred MARKUS: The Innsbruck Prose Corpus: Its concept and usability in Middle English lexicology. Michiko OGURA: Words of EMOTION in Old and Middle English. Janne SKAFFARI: 'Touched by an alien tongue': Studying lexical borrowings in the earliest Middle English. 5. The interface between Semantics, Syntax and Pragmatics. Diana M. LEWIS: Rhetorical factors in lexical-semantic change: The case of at least. Silvia MOLINA PLAZA: Modal change: A corpus study from 1500 to 1710 compared to current usage. Anna POCH HIGUERAS and Isabel VERDAGUER CLAVERA: The rise of new meanings: A historical journey through English ways of looking at. Junichi TOYOTA: Lexical analysis of Middle English passive constructions.
Series Title: Costerus, New series, 141.
Responsibility: ed. by Javier E. Díaz Vera.

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"Filled with useful ideas, this volume is an undeniably inspiring and thought-provoking resource for historical research." - in: Selim, Vol. 12 (2003/2004)"...this is a work of great magnitude and Read more...

 
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