Transactions of the Philological Society

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Edited By: James Clackson & Frans Plank

Online ISSN: 1467-968X

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Transactions Monograph Series

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.

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 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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The Philological Society


The Philological Society

The Philological Society is the oldest learned society in Great Britain devoted to the scholarly study of language and languages. It is also a registered charity.

PhilSoc was established in its present form in 1842, consisting partly of members of a society of the same name established at the University of London in 1830 'to investigate and promote the study and knowledge of the structure, the affinities, and the history of languages'. As well as encouraging all aspects of the study of language, PhilSoc has a particular interest in historical and comparative linguistics, and maintains its traditional interest in the structure, development, and varieties of Modern English.

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