International Conference Proceedings

International Conference Series No.1

"Historical Englishes in Varieties of Texts and Contexts"

The Opening Address by Professor Shoichi Sato

Part I : Old English

  • Hebraisms in English Bibles,(Isao Hashimoto)
  • Path Coding in Old English: Functional Story of a Typological Shift,(Caroline Imbert)
  • Distribution of OE mid rihte as an Adverbial of Propriety-with Special Reference to the Textual Variation ,(Kousuke Kaita)
  • The Prenominal Prefix ge- in Beowulf,(Yookang Kim)
  • Differences in Element Order between Lindisfarne and Rushworth Two,(Tadashi Kotake)
  • An Aspect of OV Order in the West Saxon Gospels with Special Reference to the Collocation 'Verb + God/Gode',(Yoshitaka Kozuka)
  • Insubordination in Old English,(Mitsuru Maeda)
  • Variant Readings in the Two Manuscripts of the West Saxon Gospels: MSS CCCC 140 and CUL Ii.2.11,(Michiko Ogura)
  • Stylistic Fronting in Old English Prose,(Masayuki Ohkado)
  • The Old English Adjective siht,(Aurelijus Vijunas)
  • The Ambiguous or Polysemous Compounds in Beowulf Revisited: æscholt and garholt,(Hideki Watanabe)
  • A Reconsideration of the Reliability of Alliterative Evidence for the Sound System of Old English: Does Old English Poetry Work Aurally or Visually?,(Tomonori Yamamoto)
  • Object Movement in Old English Subordinate Clauses,(Tomohiro Yanagi)

Part II : Middle English

  • New Impersonal Verbs in Some Late Fourteenth-Century English Texts,(Ayumi Miura)
  • The Rise of because in Middle English,(Rafal Molencki)
  • The Word Pairs in The Paston Letters and Papers with Special Reference to Text Type, Gender and Generation,(Akinobu Tani)
  • Discourse Strategies in Late Middle English Women's Mystical Writing,(Fumiko Yoshikawa)

Part III : Modern English

  • A Broader and Sharper Characterisation of Grammaticalisation,(Masachiyo Amano)
  • Parts of the Body' and 'Parts of Clothing' - A Semantic Analysis,(Magdalena Bator)
  • The Evolution of English Ordinals: Integrative Explanation in Historical Linguistics,(Charles Elerick)
  • Aspect and Modality: The Blurring of Categories,(Sylvie Hancil)
  • The Verb prevent and its Changing Patterns of Complementation in the History of English,(Yoko Iyeiri)
  • The Subjunctive in Nineteenth-Century English Dramas,(Namiko Kikusawa)
  • On the Development of because: A Corpus-based Study,(Ji Won Lee)
  • Joseph Wright's English Dialect Dictionary Computerised: a Platform for a New Historical English Dialect Geography,(Manfred Markus)
  • Recursion in Language Change,(Fuyo Osawa)
  • Multilingualism in English Literature: Applicable to the Study of the History of English?,(Young-Bae Park)
  • Emotion, Interjection and Grammar,(Hans Sauer)

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