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Non-finite Constructions in Old English

By: Olga Timofeeva

Price: $171.00

Publisher: Finland, Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2010

Seller ID: 116252

ISBN: 9519040366

Condition: New


This book is based on a corpus study of participial and infinitival constructions in Old English. It revisits the question of Latin influence on the Old English syntax, offering a new evaluation of syntactic interference between Latin and Old English, and, more generally, of the contact situation in the Old English period. It compares data from translated texts against the background of original Old English writings, seeking to establish the typological differences between Latin and Old English in the domain of non-finite syntax, and the role of translation in contact-induced change. Printed P... View more info