Working Papers in Early English Lexicology and Lexicography (WPEELEX) is a publication of the Nerthus Project (Grupo de Investigación de Morfología y Sintaxis de las Gramáticas Funcionales, Universidad de La Rioja) that features research documents used at the different steps of the project as well as original contributions that reflect a variety of perspectives on the lexicology and lexicography of Old English and Middle English. The series is intended to provide a forum for work in progress by scholars specializing in the lexicon and dictionaries of Early English. From Number 4 onwards, WPEELEX is a peer-reviewed journal. It is a free-access online publication delivered in PDF format and published yearly.
The working papers are available online through the links below.
Miguel Lacalle Palacios (Universidad de La Rioja).
Laurel Brinton (University of British Columbia) Javier Calle Martín (Universidad de Málaga) Jan Čermák (Univerzity Karlovy v Praze) Luisa García García (Universidad de Sevilla) Ans van Kemenade (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen) Gabriella Mazzon (Universität Innsbruck) Rafał Molencki (Uniwersytet Śląski) Ruth Möhlig-Falke (Universität Heidelberg) Jerzy Norbert Nykiel (Universitetet i Bergen) Hans Sauer (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) Juan Gabriel Vázquez González (Universidad de Huelva)
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Brinton, L. & E. Closs Traugott. 2005. Lexicalization and Language Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Bauer, L. 2004. The borderline between derivation and compounding. In Dressler, W., D. Kastovsky, O. Pfeiffer & F. Rainer (eds.), Morphology and its Demarcations. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 97-108.
García García, L. 2012. Morphological causatives in Old English: the quest for a vanishing formation. Transactions of the Philological Society 110 (1): 112-148.
Guerrero Medina, P. 2010. Review of Butler, C., R. Hidalgo Downing & J. Lavid (eds.) Functional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse. In honour of Angela Downing. Functions of Language 17.1: 101-112.
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