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Palgrave Studies in Language History and Language Change

Changes in Complementation in British and American English

Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English

Authors: Rudanko, J.

Editors: Jones, Charles (Ed.)

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The book shows how the system of English predicate complementation has been undergoing an amazing amount of variation and change in recent centuries, and identifies explanatory principles to account for this change and variation, with evidence from large electronic corpora of both British and American English.

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JUHANI RUDANKO Professor of English at the University of Tampere, Finland. His recent work has focused on the system of English predicate complementation in recent centuries, and on the pragmatic analysis of political discourse in the early American Republic.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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eBook $79.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Changes in Complementation in British and American English
Book Subtitle
Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English
Authors
Editors
  • Charles Jones
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Language History and Language Change
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-30519-9
DOI
10.1057/9780230305199
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-53733-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-35909-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 208
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