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Language Structure and Variation

Edited by Magnus Ljung
December 2000
Almqvist & Wiksell
ISBN: 9163100142
212 pages, illustrated
$57.50 paper original

This book is a collection of 15 papers on a variety of topics in linguistics, most of them focusing on present-day English. Topics include: The Women - Where Are They? Gender Pronouns in Detective and Suspense Fiction. Noah's Flood and the Search for the Indo-Europeans. The New Written Scots Dialect in Present-day Northern Ireland. Text Compression in Written English Texts. Enough! Finite and Non-finite Complementation in British and American English. The Mysterious Bona Fide Adjectives.

Stockholm Studies in English, No. XCII