Transactions of the Philological Society

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Edited By: James Clackson

Online ISSN: 1467-968X

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Wiley-Blackwell is pleased to publish the Philological Society Monograph Series which presents original work in descriptive and theoretical linguistics taking a synchronic or a diachronic perspective. The series reflects a wide range of linguistic interest and contains titles on a diversity of topics including phonology, linguistics, generative grammar, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, and the history of placenames.

Prior to submitting a proposal for consideration, please refer to the website of The Philological Society.

Most Recent include:

 Language, Society and Identity in early Iceland

Language, Society and Identity in early Iceland
Stephen Pax Leonard

 J.G. Schottelius's Ausfuhrliche

J.G. Schottelius's Ausführliche Arbeit von der Teutschen HaubtSprache (1663) and its Place in Early Modern European Vernacular Language Study
Nicola McLelland 

 The Semantic Predecessors

The Semantic Predecessors of Need in the History of English (c750-1710)
Lucía Loureiro-Porto

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Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

Editor Interview

An interview with Prof. James Clackson, Editor of Transactions of the Philological Society, May 2016.

Part 1, An overview of Prof. Clackson's professional and editorial responsibilities

Part 2, What originally attracted Prof. Clackson to the role of Editor

Part 3, The goal of Transactions of the Philological Society

Part 4, Why publish in Transactions?

Part 5, The key ingredients of a successful journal

Part 6, Next Transactions monograph

Part 7, Prof. Clackson's aspirations for the journal


Great news! Transactions of the Philological Society is now accepting Open Access articles. Building on this, we are delighted to announce that PhilSoc members are now eligible for a 20% discount if they wish to publish their article Open Access.