This book provides an accessible introduction to anyone interested in the history of the English language. It outlines the major issues and terminology used in. Herbert Schendl is Professor and Chair Emeritus for English Historical Linguistics at the Department of English and American Studies at the University of Vienna. Download Citation on ResearchGate | HISTORICAL LINGUISTICS. Herbert Schendl | This brief volume is a contribution to the Oxford introductions to language.

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On the basis of a predominantly bilingual corpus of late Old English administrative texts, namely the leases of Oswald of Worcester, this paper provides a comprehensive analysis of code-switching in this specific type of medieval To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. His “Habilitation” second book on verb valency in Old English was completed infollowed by professorial positions in Vienna and, ina call as Full Professor to the University of Munich, which he declined, deciding to remain as Ordinarius at the University of Vienna.


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