Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change in English
Volume 10

Outposts of Historical Corpus Linguistics: From the Helsinki Corpus to a Proliferation of Resources

Edited by Jukka Tyrkkö, Matti Kilpiö, Terttu Nevalainen & Matti Rissanen
Research Unit for Variation, Contacts and Change in English (VARIENG), University of Helsinki

Publication date: 2012

Table of contents

General Introduction

Jukka Tyrkk√∂, Matti Kilpiö, Terttu Nevalainen & Matti Rissanen
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/introduction/

Old English and Anglo-Latin

Articles

Kilpiö, Matti
Introduction
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/introduction_old_english_anglo-latin.html

Akimoto, Minoji
Rivalry between expect and hope with particular reference to their constructional developments
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/akimoto/ (see abstract)

Heikkinen, Seppo
Elision and hiatus in early Anglo-Latin grammar and verse
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/heikkinen/ (see abstract)

Lowrey, Brian
Early English causative constructions and the “second agent” factor
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/lowrey/ (see abstract)

Sówka-Pietraszewska, Katarzyna
On the development of a prepositional object construction with give verbs, motion verbs and Latinate verbs in English
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/sowka-pietraszewska/ (see abstract)

Yanagi, Tomohiro
Ditransitive alternation and theme passivization in Old English
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/yanagi/ (see abstract)

Powerpoint presentation

Anastasia Eseleva
GIEFAN vs. SELLAN: the rivalry between the main OE ditransitives
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/eseleva/

Areal and regional variation: Mapping out new territory

Articles

Nevalainen, Terttu
Introduction
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/introduction_areal_regional_variation.html

Anderwald, Lieselotte
Throve, pled, shrunk: The evolution of American English in the 19th century between language change and prescriptive norms
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/anderwald/ (see abstract)

Brinton, Laurel J., Stefan Dollinger & Margery Fee
Balanced corpora and quotation databases: Taking shortcuts or expanding methodological scope?
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/brinton_dollinger_fee/ (see abstract)

Evans, Mel
A sociolinguistics of Early Modern spelling? An account of Queen Elizabeth I's correspondence
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/evans (see abstract)

Jensen, Vibeke
The consonantal element (th) in some Late Middle English Yorkshire texts
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/jensen/ (see abstract)

Stenroos, Merja & Kjetil V. Thengs
Two Staffordshires: real and linguistic space in the study of Late Middle English dialects
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/stenroos_thengs/ (see abstract)

Powerpoint presentations

Anne-Christine Gardner
Measures of productivity and lexical diversity: Suffixation (c.1150–1350)
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/gardner/

Marianne Hundt & Benedikt Szmrecsanyi
Animacy ‘down under’
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/hundt_szmrecsanyi/

Annotation and methods

Articles

Rissanen, Matti & Jukka Tyrkkö
Introduction
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/introduction_annotation_methods.html

Archer, Dawn
Corpus annotation: a welcome addition or an interpretation too far?
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/archer/ (see abstract)

Diemer, Stefan
Orthographic annotation of Middle English Corpora
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/diemer/ (see abstract)

Komen, Erwin
Coreferenced corpora for information structure research
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/komen/ (see abstract)

Lijffijt, Jefrey, Tanja Säily & Terttu Nevalainen
CEECing the baseline: Lexical stability and significant change in a historical corpus
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/lijffijt_saily_nevalainen/ (see abstract)

Schneider, Gerold
Adapting a parser to historical English
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/schneider/ (see abstract)

Voutilainen, Atro
Tagging old with new: an experiment with corpus customisation
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/voutilainen/ (see abstract)

Powerpoint presentation

Alistair Baron, Paul Rayson & Dawn Archer
Innovators of Early Modern English spelling change: Using DICER to investigate spelling variation trends
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/baron_rayson_archer/

Variation in Context

Articles

Tyrkkö, Jukka
Introduction
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/introduction_variation_context.html

Cesiri, Daniela
Investigating the development of ESP through historical corpora: the case of archaeology articles written in English during the Late Modern period (and beyond?)
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/cesiri/ (see abstract)

Hillberg, Sanna
Relativiser that in Scottish English news writing
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/hillberg/ (see abstract)

Rodríguez-Puente, Paula
Talking “private” with phrasal verbs: A corpus-based study of the use of phrasal verbs in diaries, journals and private letters
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/rodriguez-puente/ (see abstract)

Vásquez-López, Vera
The role of the audience in the use of action nominalizations in early modern scientific English
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/vasquez-lopez/ (see abstract)

Powerpoint presentation

Geoffrey Leech
Decline (and disappearance) – the negative side of recent change in standard English
http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/journal/volumes/10/leech/

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