The Genre of Early Modern English Statutes: Complexity in Historical Legal Language

By: Anu Lehto

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The study assesses the diachronic development of complexity in Early Modern English parliamentary acts and proclamations between 1491 and 1707. The work defines complexity as the number, variety and organization of linguistic elements and incorporates new linguistic features for the investigation. How do complexity features function in historical legal writing? How do the features develop diachronically and how systematic are the genres on their linguistic elements? Printed Pages: 404.

Title: The Genre of Early Modern English Statutes: Complexity in Historical Legal Language

Author Name: Anu Lehto

Categories: Linguistics,

Publisher: Finland, Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2015

ISBN: 9519040544

ISBN 13: 9789519040547

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 116155

Keywords: The Genre of Early Modern English Statutes: Complexity in Historical Legal Language Anu Lehto