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English and Celtic in Contact

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This book provides the first comprehensive account of the history and extent of Celtic influences in English. Drawing on both original research and existing work, it covers both the earliest medieval contacts and their linguistic effects and the reflexes of later, early modern and modern contacts, especially various regional varieties of English.

Languages with Grant & CutlerLinguistics Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 07/07/2008 ISBN-13: 9780415266024  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Markku Filppula is Professor of English at the University of Joensuu and Docent in English Philology at the University of Helsinki. Juhani Klemola is Professor of English at the University of Tampere and co-editor of Speech Past and Present: Studies in English Dialectology in Memory of Ossi Ihalainen (1996) and of The Celtic Roots of English (2002). Heli Paulasto (former Pitkanen) is a Joensuu-based dialectologist and is co-editor of The Celtic Roots of English (2002).

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