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History of the language

Bugaj, Joanna 2004a, “for ye vrangus haldyn of thre bollis of beire fra hyre”: Nominal Plurals in South-Western Middle Scots, Linguistica e Filologia 19, 53-74.

Bugaj, Joanna 2004b, Middle Scots as an Emerging Standard and why it did not make it, Scottish Language 23, 19-34.

Bugaj, Joanna 2004c, Middle Scots burgh court records: the influence of the text type on its linguistic features. In N. Ritt / H. Schendl (eds), Rethinking Middle English – Linguistic and Literary Approaches, Frankfurt a.M.: Peter Lang, 75- 88.

Dossena, Marina 2003a, ‘On the border: Patterns of converging usage of suld and should in Older Scots, late Middle English and Early Modern English?’ in J. Meddemmen (ed.), The Standardizing of English, Viareggio, Baroni, 191-205.

Dossena, Marina 2003b, ‘Hedging in Late Middle English, Older Scots and Early Modern English: The Case of SHOULD and WOULD’, in D. Hart (ed.), English Modality in Context: Diachronic Perspectives, Bern, Lang, 197-221.

Dossena, Marina 2004. Towards a Corpus of Nineteenth-century Scottish Correspondence, Linguistica e Filologia 18, 195-214.

Dossena, Marina 2005, Scotticisms in Grammar and Vocabulary, Edinburgh: John Donald.

Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds) 2005. Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

McClure, J. Derrick 2004, A local treasure-trove: John Mactaggart’s Scottish Gallovidian EncyclopediaTransactions of the Dumfries and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society LXXVIII, 131-138.

Meurman-Solin, Anneli 2004,  ‘Towards a Variationist Typology of Clausal Connectives: Methodological Considerations based on the Corpus of Scottish Correspondence’. In Dossena, Marina / Lass, Roger (eds), Methods and Data in English Historical Dialectology. Bern: Lang, 171-197.

Montgomery Michael, 2004c. How the Montgomeries Lost the Scots Language. In McClure, J. Derrick (ed.), Doonsin’ Emerauds: New Scrieves anent Scots and Gaelic / New Studies in Scots and Gaelic. Belfast Studies in Language, Culture and Politics 11. Belfast: Clo Ollscoil na Banriona, 43-59.

Rodríguez Ledesma, Nieves 2004, The Genitive in Ane Resonyng of Ane Scottis and Inglis Merchand betuix Rowand and Lionis, Scottish Language 23, 35-56.

Rodríguez Ledesma, Nieves 2003. “Influence of Normative English on three sixteenth-century Scottish Texts”. Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses 47: 201-224.

Schaffner, Paul 2005. DOST and MED and the Virtues of Sibling Rivalry. In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 119-131.

Smith, Jennifer 2004. Accounting for vernacular features in a Scottish dialect: Relic, innovation, analogy and drift. In Kay, C., Horobin, S. & Smith, J. (eds). New Perspectives on English Historical Linguistics. Volume 1: Syntax and Morphology. John Benjamins: Amsterdam.

Smith, Jeremy J. 2004, ‘Phonological space and the actuation of the Great Vowel Shift in Scotland and Northern England’. In Dossena, Marina / Lass, Roger (eds), Methods and Data in English Historical Dialectology. Bern: Lang, 309-328.

Williamson, Keith 2005. DOST and LAOS: A Caledonian Symbiosis? In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 179-198.

 

Language policy and language planning

Nihtinen, Atina 1999. Language, Cultural Identity and Politics in the Cases of Macedonian and Scots. Slavonica 5/1, 46-58.

Nihtinen, Atina 2005. Scotland’s Linguistic Past and Present: Paradoxes and Consequences. Studia Celtica Fennica II, 118-137.

 

Literary language

Bawcutt, Priscilla 2005. DOST and the Literary Scholar. In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 5-17.

Bruce, George 2004, “The Auld Warld is By Wi”: W.L. Lorimer’s The New Testament in Scots, Scottish Language 23, 1-18.

McClure, J. Derrick 2004, Gaelic translations of Burns, Studies in Scottish Literature XXXIII-XXXIV, 263-280.

McClure, J. Derrick 2005a, Chairlie Angiolieri: a Sonneteer Scotticised. Linguistica e Filologia 20, 179-199.

McClure, J. Derrick 2005b, Blind Harry’s metrics, in Mapstone, Sally (ed.) Older Scots Literature, Edinburgh, John Donald, 147-164.

Rodríguez Ledesma, Nieves. 2001. “Scots/English Interaction in The Complaynt of Scotland?”. In The European Sun. Eds. Graham Caie, Roderick J. Lyall, Sally Mapstone & Kenneth Simpson. East Linton: Tuckwell Press. 347-354.

Rodríguez Ledesma, Nieves. 2005. “Linguistic Anglicisation in The Complaynt of Scotland: A Study of further Diagnostic Variables”. In Older Scots Literature. Ed. Sally Mapstone. Edinburgh: John Donald. 211-229.

 

 

Specialized discourse

Forte, A.D.M. 2005. Law and Lexicography. DOST and Late Medieval and Early Modern Shipping Law. In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 61-72.

Dossena, Marina 2003c, ‘Arbitration in Scotland: Local Specificity and International Homogeneity’, in V. Bhatia, C. Candlin and M. Gotti (eds.), Legal Discourse in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts: Arbitration Texts in Europe, Bern, Lang, 87-109.

Sellar, W.D.H. 2005. Was it Murder? John Comyn of Badenoch and William, Earl of Douglas. In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 132-138.

Simpson, A.D.C. 2005. Interpreting Scots Measurement Terms: A Cautionary Tale. In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 139-152.

Walker, Bruce 2005. The Use of the Scottish National Dictionaries in the Study of Traditional Construction. In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 153-178.

 

Edited collections of papers

Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds) 2005. Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

 

Morphology

 

Phonology

 

Scots and Gaelic

McClure, J. Derrick 2004, Gaelic translations of Burns, Studies in Scottish Literature XXXIII-XXXIV, 263-280.

Meek, Donald E. 2005. The Spread of a Word: Scail in Scots and Sgaoil in Gaelic. In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 84-111.

 

Syntax

Adger, D. / Smith, Jennifer 2005. Variation and The Minimalist Programme. In Cornips / Corrigan (eds). Syntax and Variation: Reconciling the Biological and the Social. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 149-178.

Smith, Jennifer 2001. Negative concord in the Old and New World: Evidence from Scotland. Language Variation and Change 13:2, 109-134.

Watt, D. / Smith, Jennifer 2005. Language change. In Ball, M.J. (ed) Clinical Sociolinguistics. Blackwell: Oxford.

 

Teaching materials

 

Varieties of Scots

Montgomery Michael, 2004c. How the Montgomeries Lost the Scots Language. In McClure, J. Derrick (ed.), Doonsin’ Emerauds: New Scrieves anent Scots and Gaelic / New Studies in Scots and Gaelic. Belfast Studies in Language, Culture and Politics 11. Belfast: Clo Ollscoil na Banriona, 43-59.

Smith, Jennifer / Tagliamonte, S. 1998a “We was all thegither, I think we were all thegither”: Was-regularization in Buckie English. World Englishes 17:2, 105-126.

Smith, Jennifer 2005. The sociolinguistics of contemporary Scots: evidence from one dialect. In Kirk, J. / O Baoill, D. P. (eds.). Legislation, Literature and Sociolinguistics: Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Scotland. Queen’s University Press: Belfast. 112-125.

Tagliamonte, S., Smith, J. & Lawrence, H. (2005). ‘No taming the vernacular: insights from the relatives in Northern Britain’. Language Variation and Change 17:1 75-112.     

Tagliamonte S. / Smith, Jennifer 2003. Either it isn’t or it’s not: Neg/aux contraction in British dialects. English World Wide 23:2, 251-282.

Tagliamonte, S. / Smith, Jennifer 2000. Old was; new ecology: Viewing English through the sociolinguistic filter. In S. Poplack (ed.). The English history of African American English. Blackwell: Oxford.

Tagliamonte. S. / Smith, Jennifer / Lawrence, H. (in press) ‘Disentangling the Roots: the legacy of British dialects in cross-variety perspective’. In Filppula, M. (ed.) Proceedings of Methods in Dialectology X1, Joensuu, Finland. John Benjamins: Amsterdam.

 

Doric

McClure, J. Derrick 2005, Stands Doric Where It Did?. In Northcroft, David (ed.), North-East Identities and Scottish Schooling, Aberdeen, Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen,76-86.

 

Shetlandic

McClure, J. Derrick 2005, Dialect Study in Scotland and Beyond. Dialect 04, Two-day conference and public debate on the development of the Shetland dialect.  Proceedings volume, Shetland Arts Trust 42-47.

 

Ulster Scots

Montgomery, Michael 2004a. Solving Kurath’s Puzzle: Establishing the Antecedents of the American Midland Dialect Region. In Hickey, Raymond (ed.)The Legacy of Colonial English: The Study of Transported Dialects. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 410-425.

Montgomery, Michael 2004b. Ulster Scots: Lost or Submerged? In Kelly, William / Young, John (eds) Ulster and Scotland: History, Language, History and Identity 1600-2000. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 121-132.

 

Urban Scots

Lillo, Antonio 2004, A Wee Keek at Scottish Rhyming Slang, Scottish Language 23, 93-115.

 

Vocabulary, Surnames and Place names

Breeze, Andrew 2004, Some Celtic Place-names of Scotland: Ptolemy’s Verubium Promontorium, Bede’s Urbs Giudi, Mendick, Pinto, and Panlathy, Scottish Language 23, 57-67.

Dareau, M.G. 2005. The History and Development of DOST. In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 18-37.

Dawson, Jane E.A. 2005. ‘There is nothing like a good gossip’: Baptism, Kinship and Alliance in Early Modern Scotland. In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 38-47.

Dossena, Marina 2004b, ‘Scotticisms in Johnson’s Dictionary: A Lexicographer’s Perceptions of a Sociolinguistic Change in Progress’, in The History of English and the Dynamics of Power, a cura di E. Barisone, L. Maggioni e P. Tornaghi, Alessandria, Dell’Orso, 137-153.

Fenton, Alexander 2005. ‘Wyne confortative’: Wine in Scotland from the 13th till the 18th Centuries. In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 48-60.

Forte, A.D.M. 2005. Law and Lexicography. DOST and Late Medieval and Early Modern Shipping Law. In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 61-72.

Macleod, Iseabail 2005. Cereal Terms in the DOST Record. In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 73-83.

Nicolaisen, W.F.H. 2005. Place Names as Evidence in the History of Scots. In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 112-118.

Sellar, W.D.H. 2005. Was it Murder? John Comyn of Badenoch and William, Earl of Douglas. In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 132-138.

Simpson, A.D.C. 2005. Interpreting Scots Measurement Terms: A Cautionary Tale. In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 139-152.

Walker, Bruce 2005. The Use of the Scottish National Dictionaries in the Study of Traditional Construction. In Kay, Christian J. / Mackay, Margaret A. (eds). Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue. A Celebration of DOST. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 153-178.

 

 

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