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Final but in Northern Englishes


Northern English has been the object of much attention linguistically over the last thirty years but scholars have had a tendency to focus on the phonology of the dialects and varieties encountered. The purpose of the present volume is to complement and enrich the existing studies by providing readers with a kaleidoscopic perspective, allowing for a holistic interpretation and understanding of Northern English. It includes studies not only on phonology but also on semantics, syntax and sociolinguistics from a synchronic and diachronic point of view, with a special emphasis on the process of enregisterment. The varieties covered include Scottish Standard English, Shetland and Northern Ireland as well as varieties from the North of England.
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hal-01983162 , version 1 (16-01-2019)


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Sylvie Hancil. Final but in Northern Englishes. Sylvie Hancil; Joan Beal. Perspectives on Northern Englishes, De Gruyter, 2017, Topics in English Linguistics series. ⟨hal-01983162⟩
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