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The Handbook of English Linguistics

Aarts, Bas / McMahon, April / Hinrichs, Lars (Herausgeber)

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2. Auflage Dezember 2020
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Second edition of this popular Handbook bringing together stimulating discussions of core English linguistics topics in a single, authoritative volume--includes numerous new and thoroughly updated chapters

The second edition of the popular Handbook of English Linguistics brings together stimulating discussions of the core topics in English linguistics in a single, authoritative volume. Written by an international team of experts, the chapters cover syntax, methodology, phonetics and phonology, lexis and morphology, variation, stylistics, and discourse, and also provide discussions of theoretical and descriptive research in the field.

The revised edition includes new and updated chapters on English Corpus Linguistics, experimental approaches, complements and adjuncts, English phonology and morphology, lexicography, and more. In-depth yet accessible chapters introduce key areas of English linguistics, discuss relevant research, and suggest future research directions.

An important academic contribution to the field, this book:
* Presents thirty-two in-depth, yet accessible, chapters that discuss new research findings across the field, written by both established and emerging scholars from around the world
* Builds upon the very successful first edition, published in 2006
* Incorporates new trends in English linguistics, including digital research methods and theoretical advances in all subfields
* Suggests future research directions

The Handbook of English Linguistics, 2nd Edition is an essential reference work for researchers and students working in the field of English language and linguistics.

1 Introduction

Lars Hinrichs, Bas Aarts & April McMahon

I. Methodology

2 Description and Theory

Kersti Börjars

3 English Corpus Linguistics

Benedikt Szmrecsanyi & Laura Rosseel

4 Experimental Approaches

Lauren Squires

5 English Grammar Writing

Andrew Linn

6 Data Collection

Chuck Meyer & Gerald Nelson

II. Syntax

7 English Word Classes and Phrases

Bas Aarts & Liliane Haegeman

8 Clause Types

Peter Collins

9 Complements and Adjuncts

Alexander Bergs

10 Tense in English

Laura Michaelis

11 Aspect and Aspectuality

Robert Binnick

12 Mood and Modality in English

Ilse Depraetere & Susan Reed

13 Information Structure

Martin Hilpert

14 Current Changes in English Syntax

Christian Mair & Geoff Leech

15 Constructions in English Grammar

Hans C. Boas

16 Syntactic Variation in English: A Global Perspective

Bernd Kortmann

III. Phonetics & Phonology

17 English Phonetics

Jennifer Nycz

18 English Phonology and Morphology

Samuel K. Ahmed, Samuel Andersson & Bert Vaux

19 Prosodic Phonology

Michael Hammond

20 Intonation

Francis Nolan

21 Phonological Variation: A Global Perspective

Paul Foulkes

IV. Lexis & Morphology

22 English Words

Donka Minkova & Robert Stockwell

23 Compounds and Minor Word-formation Types

Laurie Bauer

24 Productivity

Ingo Plag

25 Lexical Semantics

Éva Kardos

26 Lexicography of English around the World

Stefan Dollinger

V. Discourse, Styles and Usage

27 Speaking and Writing English

Jim Miller and Andreea Calude

28 The English Language and Social Media

Brook Bolander

29 Gender, Sexuality and the English Language

Evan Hazenberg

30 Language and Literature: Stylistics

Peter Stockwell

31 English Usage: Prescription and Description

Pam Peters

32 Mobility and the English Language

Lars Hinrichs & Amelia Tseng
Bas Aarts is Professor of English Linguistics and Director of the Survey of English Usage at University College London, UK. His recent publications include Syntactic Gradience (2007), Oxford Modern English Grammar (2011), the Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar, second edition (with S. Chalker and E. Weiner, 2014), How to Teach Grammar (with I. Cushing and R. Hudson, 2019) and the Oxford Handbook of English Grammar (with J. Bowie and G. Popova, 2020). He is a founding editor of the journal English Language and Linguistics.

April McMahon is Vice-President for Teaching, Learning and Students at the University of Manchester, UK, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the British Academy, and the Learned Society of Wales. She is author of Understanding Language Change (1994) and An Introduction to English Phonology (Second Edition, 2020), and has published extensively on the historical phonology of English, language family relationships, and evolutionary linguistics.

Lars Hinrichs is Associate Professor of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin, USA. He specializes in research on varieties of English around the world and corpus linguistics. He directs the Texas English Linguistics Lab, which studies variation and change in Texas English.

B. Aarts, University College London; A. McMahon, University of Edinburgh; L. Hinrichs, University of Texas, Austin