New Cambridge History of the English Language

   New Cambridge History of the English Language    

General editor: Raymond Hickey

  Volume I     Volume II     Volume III

   Volume IV     Volume V     Volume VI

Volume I: Context, contact and development

Editor: Laura Wright (Cambridge) and Raymond Hickey (Limerick)

Introduction: English, Englishes and the English Language (Raymond Hickey)
I The context of English
1. The Indo-European framework (Donald Ringe)
2. English in its Germanic surrounding (Wayne Harbert)
3. Language development in the Old English period (Julia Fernández Cuesta)
4. The geography of English in England (Merja Steenroos)
5. Philology and the history of English (Laura Wright and Raymond Hickey)
II Contact and external influences
6. Early contact with Celtic (Raymond Hickey)
7. Latin in the early history of English (Olga Timofeeva)
8. Scandinavian influence (Richard Dance and Sarah Pons-Sanz)
9. Anglo-Norman, its dictionary and the study of English vocabulary (Geert de Wilde)
10. Code-switching and language mixing (Herbert Schendl)
11. Early standardisation (Louise Sylvester)
12. Neoclassical Borrowings: ‘Hard Words’ in English (Letizia Vezzosi and Luca Baratta)
13. Typological reorientation in the history of English (Marion Elenbaas)
III The long view by levels of language
14. Historical phonology (Donka Minkova)
15. Historical morphology (Elżbieta Adamczyk)
16. Historical syntax (Bettelou Los)
17. Historical semantics (Kathryn Allan)
18. Historical pragmatics (Andreas Jucker)
19. Historical sociolinguistics (Terttu Nevalainen and Tanja Säily)
20. Historical onomastics (Richard Coates)

Volume II: Documentation, data sources and modelling

Editors: Merja Kytö and Erk Smitterberg (Uppsala)

I The textual record
1. Early English inscriptions, glosses and documents (Jeremy Smith)
2. Vernacular speech in writing (Colette Moore)
3. Orality in the history of English (Matylda Włodarczyk)
4. The story of English orthography, and its analysis (Jan Čermák and Ondrej Tichý)
5. English manuscript traditions (Christine Wallis)
6. Text editions and the philological tradition (Matti Peikola)
7. The history of books and printing (Sarah Noonan)
8. Historical corpora of English (Merja Kytö and Erik Smitterberg)
9. Historical thesauri of English (Marc Alexander and Fraser Dallachy)
10. Assessing loanwords and other borrowed elements in the English lexicon (Philip Durkin)
11. Historical slang (Jonathon Green)
12. Phraseology: From phrasal verbs to proverbs (Gabriele Knappe)
13. The language of dialect writing (Javier Ruano-García)
II Lighthouse works and authors
14. Beowulf as a source text (Robert Fulk)
15. The language of Chaucer (Simon Horobin)
16. Shakespeare’s language (Jonathan Culpeper and Sean Murphy)
III Genre and medium in the record
17. Grammatical treatises in early English (Annina Seiler and Nicole Studer-Juho)
18. The historiography of English (Claudia Claridge)
19. The language of religious texts (Tanja Kohnen and Thomas Kohnen)
20. The language of courtroom documents (Terry Walker)
21. Medical and scientific writing (Irma Taavitsainen and Turo Hiltunen)
22. The language of newspapers (Birte Bös and Nicholas Brownlees)
23. ‘Bad data’: The case for early audio records (Raymond Hickey)
24. Ego documents in the history of English (Anita Auer and Raymond Hickey)
25. Personal letters in a community context (Samuli Kaislaniemi and Anni Sairio)
26. Women’s voices in the history of English (Carol Percy)
IV Modelling the record: methods and theories
27. Quantitative methods and the history of English (Axel Bohmann and Lotte Sommerer)
28. Generative accounts of change (Cynthia Allen)
29. Functional accounts of change (Hubert Cuyckens)
30. Grammaticalisation (Andrew D. M. Smith)
31. Cognitive approaches to the history of English (Alexander Bergs)
32. Construction grammar and English historical linguistics (Martin Hilpert)
33. Psycholinguistic perspectives on language change (Marianne Hundt, Simone E. Pfenninger and Sandra Mollin)

Volume III: Change, transmission and ideology

Editor: Joan Beal (Sheffield)

I The transmission of English
1. Dictionaries in the history of English (John Considine)
2. Writing grammars for English (Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade)
3. Speech representation in the history of English (Peter Grund)
4. Digital interaction in the history of English (Caroline Tagg and Melanie Evans)
5. Internet resources for the history of English (Ayumi Miura)
II Tracking change in the history of English
6. Spelling practices and emergent standard writing in late Middle English (Juan Camilo Conde Silvestre and Juan Manuel Hernández Campoy)
7. Phonological change (Gjertrud Flermoen Stenbrenden)
8. Applying historical phonology (David Crystal)
9. The emerging phonological standard (Lynda Mugglestone)
10. The history of R in English (Raymond Hickey)
11. The system of clausal complementation (Hendrik de Smet)
12. Tense, aspect and modality in the history of English (Teresa Fanego)
13. Developments in the passive construction (Peter Petré)
14. Adverbs in the history of English (Ursula Lenker)
15. The story of English negation (Gabriella Mazzon)
16. Dative and genitive variability in the history of English (Anette Rosenbach)
17. Relativisation (Cristina Suárez Gómez)
18. Recent grammatical change in English (Jill Bowie and Bas Aarts)
19. The history of English registers (Nuria Yáñez Bouza and Javier Pérez Guerra)
20. The history of semantic theory (Susan Fitzmaurice and Seth Mehl)
21. The development of pragmatic markers: pathways and processes (Laurel Brinton)
III Ideology, society and the history of English
22. The ideology of standard English (Lesley Milroy)
23. The discourse of prescriptivism (Don Chapman)
24. English dictionaries from the eighteenth century onwards (Charlotte Brewer)
25. The development of urban vernaculars (Anita Auer)
26. Networks, coalitions and language change (Marina Dossena)
27. Communities of practice in the history of English (Joanna Kopaczyk)
28. Indexicality, enregisterment and the history of English (Joan Beal and Paul Cooper)

Volume IV: Britain, Ireland and Europe

Editor: Raymond Hickey (Limerick)

I Introduction: Language Variation and Change
1. Sociolinguistic sources of change (Devyani Sharma)
2. Life-span changes and the history of English (Isabelle Buchstaller and Suzanne Evans-Wagner)
3. Supraregional varieties, standards and vernaculars (Raymond Hickey)
4. Historical divisions and perceptual dialectology (Chris Montgomery)
II English in England
5. The traditional dialects of England and the history of English (Warren Maguire)
6. The history of Received Pronunciation (Anne Fabricius)
7. Early London English (Laura Wright)
8. The recent history of London English (Susan Fox)
9. English in the South-West of England (Susanne Wagner)
10. English in East Anglia (David Britain and Robert Potter)
11. English in the Midlands (Esther Asprey and Natalie Braber)
12. English in Merseyside (Anthony Grant and Raymond Hickey)
13. English in Tyneside (Adam Mearns)
III English in Wales
14. The history of English in Wales (Robert Penhallurick)
IV English in Scotland
15. The history of Scots (Joanna Kopaczyk)
16. The lexicography of Scots (Maggie Scott)
17. Scots and Scottish Standard English in the early twenty-first century (Jane Stuart-Smith and Rachel Macdonald)
18. English in Orkney and Shetland (Peter Sundkvist)
IV English in Ireland
19. English in the south of Ireland (Raymond Hickey)
20. English in the north of Ireland (Raymond Hickey)
IV English in Europe
21. English in the Channel Islands (Heinrich Ramisch)
22. English in Gibraltar (Cristina Suárez-Gómez and Elena Seoane)
23. English in Malta (Alexandra Vella and Sarah Grech)
24. English in Cyprus (Sarah Buschfeld and Manuela Vida-Mannl)

Volume V: North America and the Caribbean

Editors: Natalie Schilling (Washington), Derek Denis (Toronto) and Raymond Hickey (Limerick)

I The United States
1. Language change and the history of American English (Walt Wolfram)
2. The dialectology of Anglo-American English (Natalie Schilling)
3. The roots and development of New England English (James N. Stanford)
4. The history of the Midland-Northern boundary (Matthew J. Gordon)
5. The spread of English westwards (Valerie Fridland and Tyler Kendall)
6. American English in the City: A sociolinguistic history of Pittsburgh (Barbara Johnstone)
7. New York and Baltimore (Aidan Malanoski and Michael Newman)
8. English in the southern United States (Becky Childs and Paul E. Reed)
9. Contact forms of American English (Cristopher Font-Santiago and Joseph Salmons)
10. The roots of African American English (Tracey L. Weldon)
11. The Great Migration and regional variation in the speech of African Americans (Charlie Farrington)
12. Urban African American English (Nicole Holliday)
13. Rural African Amercian English (Patricia Cukor-Avila)
14. Puerto Rican English in Puerto Rico and in the continental United States (Rosa E. Guzzardo Tamargo)
15. The English of Americans of Mexican and Central American heritage (Erik R. Thomas)
II Canada
16. Anglophone settlement and the creation of Canadian English (Charles Boberg)
17. The lexis of Canadian English: History, structure, and social correlations (Stefan Dollinger)
18. Ontario English: Loyalists and beyond (Derek Denis, Bridget Jankowski and Sali A. Tagliamonte)
19. The Prairies and West of Canada (Alex D’Arcy and Nicole Rosen)
20. Canadian Maritime English: Solidarity and resistance, yeah (Matt Hunt Gardner)
21. English in Newfoundland (William Kirwin, rev. Sandra Clarke and Raymond Hickey)
22. English as a minority language: the case of Quebec (Shana Poplack)
III The Caribbean
23. Early English-lexifier creole in the circum-Caribbean area (Norval Smith)
24. The Caribbean anglophone contact varieties: Creoles and koinés (Jeffrey Williams)
25. The development of English in Jamaica (Sylvia Kouwenberg)
26. The anglophone Caribbean Rim (Angela Bartens)
27. North American - Caribbean linguistic connections (Stephanie Hackert)

Volume VI: Africa, Asia, Australasia and the Pacific

Editor: Raymond Hickey (Limerick)

I The spread of English overseas
1. Transported English in the colonial period (Raymond Hickey)
2. Modelling the formation and developmental trajectories of varieties of English (Edgar Schneider)
3. Towards a history of World Englishes (Rajend Mesthrie)
4. English as a second and foreign language (Andy Kirkpatrick)
5. Pidgins and creoles in the history of English (John McWhorter)
II Africa
West Africa
6. English and Krio in Sierra Leone (Kofi Yakpo, Malcolm Finney and Saida Bangura)
7. Liberia (John Victor Singler)
8. Ghana (Thorsten Brato)
9. English in Nigeria (Ulrike Gut and Foluke Unuabonah)
10. Cameroon (Hans-Georg Wolf and Eric Anchimbe)
East Africa
11. English in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan (Christiane Meierkord, Bebwa Isingoma and Anne-Marie Kagwesage)
12. Kenya, Tanzania (Josef Schmied)
Southern Africa
13. South Africa I – The anglophone settlement of South Africa (Ian Bekker and Kara Schultz)
14. South Africa II – English of the black population of South Africa (Rajend Mesthrie and Bertus van Rooy)
15. South Africa III – English of Afrikaans speakers (Bertus van Rooy and Ronel Wasserman)
16. South Africa IV – English of the Indian population of South Africa (Rajend Mesthrie)
17. Namibia (Sarah Buschfeld)
18. Zimbabwe (Susan Fitzmaurice)
III The South Atlantic
19. South Atlantic English (Daniel Schreier)
20. The English of the Falkland islands (David Britain, Hannah Hedegard and Andrea Sudbury)
IV Asia
South Asia
21. English in India (Robert Fuchs and Claudia Lange)
22. English in Pakistan (Muhammad Shakir and Dagmar Deuber)
23. English in Sri Lanka (Tobias Bernaisch)
East Asia
24. English in mainland China (Kingsley Bolton and Wei Zhang)
25. Hong Kong English: From colonial to postcolonial English (Kingsley Bolton)
26. English in Korea (Sofia Rüdiger)
27. English in Japan (Toshiko Yamaguchi)
South-East Asia
28. Singapore (Jakob Leimgruber)
29. Brunei and Malaysia (David Deterding and Nur Raihan Mohamad)
30. Englishes within and beyond the Philippines (Isabel Pefianco Martín)
V Australasia
31. English in Australia (Kate Burridge and Pam Peters)
32. Australian Creoles (Sally Dixon)
33. Australian Aboriginal English (Celeste Rodríguez Louro)
New Zealand
34. New Zealand English (Lynn Clark, Andreea S. Calude and Jennifer Hay)
35. Maori and Pasifika Englishes in New Zealand (Anita Szakay and Andy Gibson)
VI The Pacific
36. Pidgin and English in Hawai‘i (James Grama, Michelle Kamigaki Baron and Katie Drager)
37. English in Micronesia (David Britain and Kazuko Matsumoto)
38. Melanesian Pidgin, Tok Pisin and English in Papua New Guinea (Craig Volker)
39. English in the South Pacific (Carolin Biewer)