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The Life of GuyGuy Fawkes, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Unlikely History of an Indispensable Word

The Life of Guy: Guy Fawkes, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Unlikely History of an Indispensable Word

Allan Metcalf

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190669201
eISBN:
9780190060794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669201.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This book is about the name “Guy” and its slow, mostly unnoticed development over four centuries since it began on November 5, 1605, with the suddenly famous Guy Fawkes, who was arrested just in time ... More

Palatal Sound Change in the Romance LanguagesDiachronic and Synchronic Perspectives

Palatal Sound Change in the Romance Languages: Diachronic and Synchronic Perspectives

André Zampaulo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198807384
eISBN:
9780191845000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807384.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This monograph presents a thorough investigation of the main historical and present-day variation and change patterns undergone by palatal sounds in the Romance languages. By relying on phonetic and ... More

Parameter Hierarchies and Universal Grammar

Parameter Hierarchies and Universal Grammar

Ian Roberts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198804635
eISBN:
9780191842856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804635.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This book develops a minimalist approach to cross-linguistic morphosyntactic variation. The principal claim is that the essential insight of the principles-and-parameters approach to variation can be ... More

Writing for Love and MoneyHow Migration Drives Literacy Learning in Transnational Families

Writing for Love and Money: How Migration Drives Literacy Learning in Transnational Families

Kate Vieira

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190877316
eISBN:
9780190877354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877316.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This book tells the story of how families separated across borders write—and learn new ways of writing—in pursuit of both love and money. Over the past decades, global economic inequality has ... More

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