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Author Brunner, Thomas, author.

Title Simplicity and typological effects in the emergence of new Englishes : the noun phrase in Singaporean and Kenyan English / Thomas Brunner.

Publication Info. Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, 2017.

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Description 1 online resource (362 pages).
Physical Medium monochrome
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Series Topics in English Linguistics [TiEL] ; v. 97
Topics in English linguistics ; v. 97.
Contents Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; Part A: New Englishes and the Structure of NPs; 2. New Varieties of English; 3. Modelling language change in New Englishes; 4. Kenyan and Singaporean English; 5. The English NP -- structure and variation; Part B: NPs in Kenyan English and Singaporean English; 6. Methodology, corpus handling and statistics; 7. Studying NP modification in Singaporean English and Kenyan English; 8. Conclusion; Bibliography; Appendix A; Appendix B.
Summary The future of English linguistics as envisaged by the editors of Topics in English Linguistics lies in empirical studies which integrate work in English linguistics into general and theoretical linguistics on the one hand, and comparative linguistics on the other. The TiEL series features volumes that present interesting new data and analyses, and above all fresh approaches that contribute to the overall aim of the series, which is to further outstanding research in English linguistics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Typology (Linguistics)
Typology (Linguistics)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Traugott, Elizabeth Closs, editor.
Kortmann, Bernd, 1960- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Brunner, Thomas. Simplicity and Typological Effects in the Emergence of New Englishes : The Noun Phrase in Singaporean and Kenyan English. Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, ©2017 9783110516593
ISBN 9783110521801 (electronic book)
3110521806 (electronic book)
9783110519549 (electronic book)
Standard No. 9783110516593