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Prof David Denison - publications

List of publications

2017

  • Denison, D. (2017). English word classes: Categories and their limits. (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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2016

  • Denison, D., Hundt, M. (Ed.), Mollin, S. (Ed.), & Pfenninger, S. (Ed.) (2016). Ambiguity and vagueness in historical change. In The changing English language: Psycholinguistic perspectives. (Studies in English Language). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    . Publication link: ab3fa30c-4e46-4a59-89c5-26637d7ba5db

2015

2014

2013

  • Denison, D., & Hundt, M. (2013). Defining Relatives. Journal of English Linguistics, 41(2), 135-167. DOI:10.1177/0075424213483572
    . Publication link: 6f35d21d-c71b-4255-9a91-2e457563fa72
  • Börjars, K., Denison, D., Krajewski, G., & Scott, A. K. (2013). Expression of possession in English: The significance of the right edge: Structural factors. In Morphosyntactic categories and the expression of possession. (pp. 123-148). (Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today; Vol. 199). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
    . Publication link: 971ad948-8c02-4cd6-b7b2-ddfef07eea29
  • Denison, D., Bennett, P. (Ed.), Durrell, M. (Ed.), Scheible, S. (Ed.), & Whitt, R. J. (Ed.) (2013). Grammatical mark-up: Some more demarcation disputes. In New methods in historical corpora. (pp. 17-35). (Corpus Linguistics and Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Language (CLIP); Vol. 3). Tübingen: Gunter Narr.
    . Publication link: e624a00b-7149-4b44-a690-bc779c9441be
  • Börjars, K. (Ed.), Denison, D., & Scott, A. (Ed.) (2013). Morphosyntactic categories and the expression of possession. (Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
    . Publication link: db5537d7-c451-4c7b-9628-f478f2cd255b
  • Denison, D. (2013). Parts of speech: Solid citizens or slippery customers?. Journal of the British Academy, 1, 151-185. DOI:10.5871/jba/001.151
    . Publication link: d9760190-00f5-4c41-bd22-5c1ec3ec1a50

2012

  • Denison, D., Bermúdez-Otero, R. (Ed.), McCully, C. (Ed.), Moore, E. (Ed.), & Miura, T. A. O. A. (Ed.) (2012). Analysing older English. (Studies in English Language). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    . Publication link: 1ae825f4-0282-42b1-b277-71db7cb14225
  • Denison, D. (2012). On the history of English (and) word classes. ICEHL17, Zurich, .
    . Publication link: 045c4870-48a2-4a33-8a34-0b85299e5275
  • Hundt, M., Denison, D., & Schneider, G. (2012). Relative complexity in scientific discourse. English Language and Linguistics, 16(2), 209-240. DOI:10.1017/S1360674312000032
    . Publication link: 558d1573-54f5-4e4c-a96f-a3429ba76d65
  • Denison, D. (2012). Non-inflecting verbs in Modern English. Autour du verbe / Around the verb: Colloque en l’honneur de Claude Delmas, University of Paris 3., .
    . Publication link: a712e398-bb6a-468e-801a-bd2714a60cac
  • Denison, D., Bermúdez-Otero, R. (Ed.), McCully, C. (Ed.), Moore, E. (Ed.), & Miura, T. A. O. A. (Ed.) (2012). Introduction to Part V: Syntax in older English. In Analysing older English. (pp. 247-250). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    . Publication link: 6b6fe46a-9013-4b16-b0c0-c09a1691995f
  • Hundt, M., Denison, D., & Schneider, G. (2012). Retrieving relatives from historical data. Literary and Linguistic Computing, 27(1), 3-16. [fqr049]. DOI:10.1093/llc/fqr049
    . Publication link: 7824c143-2bd4-424d-927b-82085be00578
  • Denison, D., McCully, C., Bermúdez-Otero, R. (Ed.), Moore, E. (Ed.), & Miura, T. A. O. A. (Ed.) (2012). Introduction to Part I: Metrics and onomastics in older English. In Analysing older English. (pp. 7-14). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    . Publication link: 19bcc5e3-c3c0-4f76-a801-104f52dc9537

2011

2010

  • Denison, D., Scott, A. K., & Börjars, K. (2010). The real distribution of the English "group genitive". Studies in Language, 34(3), 532-564. DOI:10.1075/sl.34.3.02den
    . Publication link: 63780ae0-9cdd-43ef-9761-490fe323c07b
  • Denison, D., Cort, A., Davidse, K. (Ed.), Vandelanotte, L. (Ed.), & Cuyckens, H. (Ed.) (2010). _Better_ as a verb.In Subjectification, intersubjectification and grammaticalization. (pp. 349-383). (Topics in English Linguistics; Vol. 66). Berlin & New York: De Gruyter Mouton.
    . Publication link: ea212e7f-ee7d-44c5-9f76-7961b21c3c8d
  • Denison, D., Traugott, E. C. (Ed.), & Trousdale, G. (Ed.) (2010). Category change in English with and without structural change. In Gradience, gradualness and grammaticalization. (pp. 105-128). (Typological Studies in Language; Vol. 90). Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
    . Publication link: dc9f349e-800a-4dd7-8fbc-e62805ca5128
  • Denison, D., Hundt, M., & Schneider, G. (2010). Relative complexity in scientific discourse. In host publication.
    . Publication link: add9b29b-64ec-4417-8d4d-f8cc7ad84eaa

2009

  • Denison, D., Rohdenburg, G. (Ed.), & Schlüter, J. (Ed.) (2009). Argument structure. In One language, two grammars?: Differences between British and American English. (pp. 149-165). (Studies in English Language). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    . Publication link: 4ab7e8f5-2366-4e89-b2d0-3212e94808d2
  • Denison, D. (2009). A new class of verbs taking _that_-clause complements. In host publication.
    . Publication link: 8d22ef7e-ebd6-4697-be8e-14a8c78158c4
  • Denison, D., Börjars, K., & Scott, A. (2009). Expression of possession: Structural factors. In host publication.
    . Publication link: fbf3aca3-14a8-4a29-a99d-ba18929fa878

2008

  • Denison, D., & Nazem, F. (2008). The compilation of math pattern for productivity in educational organisations, service organisations (municipalities), and industrial organisations based on organisational climate in Iran. In Journal of Information and Knowledge Management|J. Inf. Knowl. Manage.: Empirical and analytical advances in the study of English language change. (Vol. 7, pp. 75-82). (Topics in English Linguistics; Vol. 61). Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter. DOI:10.1142/S0219649208001956
    . Publication link: 76eab18a-b7b2-43df-b570-3c3da9aedd8a
  • Denison, D. (2008). Clues to language change from non-standard English. German Life and Letters, 61(4), 533-545. DOI:10.1111/j.1468-0483.2008.00442.x
    . Publication link: af0a7aed-d80e-45e9-be2b-e4bd75117ac0
  • Denison, D., Scott, A., & Börjars, K. (2008). What's wrong with possessive 's?. In host publication.
    . Publication link: 44307779-90fb-48b7-9f4f-075fcce791ca

2007

  • Denison, D., Elspaß, S. (Ed.), Langer, N. (Ed.), Scharloth, J. (Ed.), & Vandenbussche, W. (Ed.) (2007). Syntactic surprises in some English letters: The underlying progress of the language. In Germanic language histories 'from below' (1700-2000). (pp. 115-127). (Studia Linguistica Germanica; Vol. 86). Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter.
    . Publication link: 504059f9-f2b2-4ef5-9e98-bb3241eecc75
  • Denison, D. (2007). Playing tag with category boundaries. VARIENG e-Series, 1.
    . Publication link: 6d5abe45-f0d3-416c-8c90-d36805109171
  • Denison, D., Aarts, B., & Hogg, R. (2007). Editors' note. English Language and Linguistics, 11(1), i-ii.
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  • Denison, D., & Aarts, B. (2007). Richard Hogg, 20 May 1944 – 6 September 2007. English Language and Linguistics, 11(3), i-ii.
    . Publication link: 622429c7-5da6-4c03-a273-802c28bb6a0f
  • Denison, D., & Vincent, N. (2007). Editorial introduction. Transactions of the Philological Society, 95, 1-8.
    . Publication link: e77f83a7-cdd8-4609-8628-af4c184343bd
  • Denison, D., Scott, A., & Börjars, K. (2007). Is the English possessive 's truly a right edge phenomenon?. In host publication.
    . Publication link: 2ac80a63-3078-4d44-8cff-50d8065ac644
  • Denison, D., van Bergen, L., Beal, J. C. (Ed.), Corrigan, K. P. (Ed.), & Moisl, H. L. (Ed.) (2007). A Corpus of Late 18c Prose. In Creating and digitizing language corpora. (Vol. 2, pp. 228-246). Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave MacMillan.
    . Publication link: fd7949b2-a325-4196-a30a-23ed4e0fadfe

2006

  • Denison, D., & Hogg, R. M. (Ed.) (2006). A history of the English language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    . Publication link: 927db0e8-54bf-4934-9ff1-4ceabdd97656
  • Denison, D., Houswitschka, C. (Ed.), Knappe, G. (Ed.), & Müller, A. (Ed.) (2006). Category change in late Modern English?. In Anglistentag 2005 Bamberg: Proceedings. (pp. 447-456). (Proceedings of the Conference of the German Association of University Teachers of English; Vol. 27). Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag.
    . Publication link: 6e8199c5-712e-4e72-9b7e-b591b8a1d641
  • Denison, D., & Hogg, R. (2006). Overview. In A history of the English language. (pp. 1-42). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    . Publication link: 7089beda-2cf2-4ed3-bd08-961dd3da995f
  • Denison, D., Kemenade, A. V. (Ed.), & Los, B. (Ed.) (2006). Category change and gradience in the determiner system. In The handbook of the history of English. (pp. 279-304). (Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics). Oxford: Blackwell.
    . Publication link: e392bf3a-aa2c-4446-b1db-49a963e84fdf

2004

  • Denison, D., Aarts, B. (Ed.), Keizer, E. (Ed.), & Popova, G. (Ed.) (2004). Fuzzy grammar: A reader. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    . Publication link: c11f8f90-8518-4f44-bdd7-24363b74d2aa
  • Denison, D., Kay, C. (Ed.), Horobin, S. (Ed.), & Smith, J. (Ed.) (2004). Do grammars change when they leak?. In New perspectives on English historical linguistics: Selected papers from 12 ICEHL, Glasgow, 21-26 August 2002, vol. 1, Syntax and morphology. (Vol. 1, pp. 15-29). (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory; Vol. 251). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
    . Publication link: 0731d16e-7f69-431e-950a-2ae2d809d86a
  • Denison, D. (2004). English historical syntax: verbal constructions. (Longman Linguistics Library). London: Longman.
    . Publication link: beaf9e68-7bd5-4c28-b70f-dd41d75ac69c

2003

  • Denison, D., & Hickey, R. (Ed.) (2003). Log(ist)ic and simplistic S-curves. In Motives for language change. (pp. 54-70). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    . Publication link: 9930b694-0d05-48dd-a222-8545f6b49539
  • Denison, D. (2003). Arguing with determination: Class conflict in English nominals. Creation and Practical Use of Language Texts, Nagoya, .
    . Publication link: e6bcbd29-814d-43af-8d51-e05106290fbd

2002

2001

  • Denison, D., & Brinton, L. J. (Ed.) (2001). Gradience and linguistic change. In Historical linguistics 1999: Selected papers from the 14th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory). (pp. 119-144). (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory; Vol. 215). Amsterdam and Philadelphia PA: John Benjamins.
    . Publication link: ecf3c0ba-2fd8-484c-a526-fb64a354ad16

2000

  • Denison, D., Fischer, O. (Ed.), Rosenbach, A. (Ed.), & Stein, D. (Ed.) (2000). Combining English auxiliaries.In Pathways of change: Grammaticalization in English. (pp. 111-147). (Studies in Language Companion Series; Vol. 53). Amsterdam and Philadelphia PA: John Benjamins.
    . Publication link: 67be9377-4f51-49b7-b672-38bc8ef8ee26
  • Pratt, L., & Denison, D. (2000). The language of the Southey-Coleridge Circle. Language Sciences, 22(3), 401-422.
    . Publication link: 77e66ec2-d5b4-4043-af18-e941242a52c6

1998

  • Denison, D., & Romaine, S. (Ed.) (1998). Syntax. In The Cambridge history of the English language: 1776-1997. (Vol. 4, pp. 92-329). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
    . Publication link: a218e1fd-67ae-4218-89e6-52af92fab291

1997

1996

  • Denison, D., & Britton, D. (Ed.) (1996). The case of the unmarked pronoun. In English historical linguistics 1994: Papers from the 8th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (8.ICEHL, Edinburgh, 19-23 September 1994). (pp. 287-299). (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory; Vol. 135). Amsterdam; Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
    . Publication link: 59711495-caf8-4e6a-a248-ffbd0156430d

1994

  • Denison, D., Kytö, M. (Ed.), & Rissanen, M. (Ed.) (1994). A corpus of late Modern English prose. In Corpora across the centuries: Proceedings of the First International Colloquium on English Diachronic Corpora, St Catharine's College Cambridge, 25-27 March 1993. (pp. 7-16). (Language and Computers - Studies in Practical Linguistics; Vol. 11). Amsterdam and Atlanta GA: Rodopi.
    . Publication link: ab5ad0cd-1242-4be2-bcc2-3767318b817d

1993

  • Denison, D., & Gotti, M. (Ed.) (1993). Some recent changes in the English verb. In English diachronic syntax. (pp. 15-33). (Collana Blu; Vol. 20). Milan: Guerini.
    . Publication link: fa34bbce-7b9a-479f-a99c-af837ddc63dc

1992

  • Denison, D., Rissanen, M. (Ed.), Ihalainen, O. (Ed.), Nevalainen, T. (Ed.), & Taavitsainen, I. (Ed.) (1992). The information present: Present tense for communication in the past. In History of Englishes: New methods and interpretations in historical linguistics. (pp. 262-286). (Topics in English Linguistics). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
    . Publication link: 92473e44-809e-447c-8fc0-ce1e5b0f5a0a
  • Denison, D., Gerritsen, M. (Ed.), & Stein, D. (Ed.) (1992). Counterfactual _may have_. In Internal and external factors in syntactic change. (pp. 229-256). (Trends in Linguistics / Studies and Monographs; Vol. 61). Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter.
    . Publication link: 3d09d992-c7df-4d08-8f2a-3bb95336dd11

1990

  • Denison, D. (1990). Auxiliary + impersonal in Old English. Folia Linguistica Historica, 9(1), 139-166.
    . Publication link: 65f23502-19ce-4239-a310-609491986cf2
  • Denison, D., Adamson, S. (Ed.), Law, V. A. (Ed.), Vincent, N. (Ed.), & Wright, S. (Ed.) (1990). The Old English impersonals revived. In Papers from the 5th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics: Cambridge, 6-9 April 1987. (pp. 111-140). (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory; Vol. 65). Amsterdam; Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
    . Publication link: e63bcd59-0862-4b80-8a40-878e5230232c

1988

1987

1986

1985

  • Denison, D. (1985). Why Old English had no prepositional passive. English Studies, 66, 189-204.
    . Publication link: c75bd6aa-64ac-46bc-9f88-0a0fbcca5188
  • Denison, D. (1985). The origins of completive _up_ in English. Neuphilologische Mitteilungen, 86, 37-61.
    . Publication link: c246af57-3a10-445c-b46a-54aa70b40db8
  • Denison, D., Eaton, R. (Ed.), Fischer, O. (Ed.), Koopman, W. (Ed.), & Leek, F. V. D. (Ed.) (1985). The origins of periphrastic DO: Ellegård and Visser reconsidered. In Papers from the 4th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics: Amsterdam, 10-13 April 1985. (pp. 45-60). (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory; Vol. 41). Amsterdam; Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
    . Publication link: f680838e-7f7d-4ce5-9c3c-7451d7f089b7
  • Denison, D. (1985). Some observations on _being teaching_. Studia Neophilologica, 57, 157-159.
    . Publication link: 54e61223-4815-41f5-bbd4-8807ade74f9c

1984

1981

  • Denison, D. (1981). Aspects of the history of English group-verbs: With particular attention to the syntax of the _Ormulum_ University of Oxford
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