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“Three Ordinary, Normal Old Women”: Agatha Christie’s Uses of Shakespeare (2018)
Journal Article
Bloomfield, J. (2018). “Three Ordinary, Normal Old Women”: Agatha Christie’s Uses of Shakespeare. Shakespeare, 1-17. doi:10.1080/17450918.2018.1553891

This article draws on recent scholarship on Shakespearean allusions and crime fiction to develop an in-depth exploration of Agatha Christie's quotations from the playwright. These quotations do not tend to point to the murderer or give clues to the p... Read More

A New Dictionary of English Field-names (2018)
Book
Cavill, P., & Gregory, R. (2018). A New Dictionary of English Field-names. English Place-Name Society

This is a major new dictionary of field-names drawing on the collections of the English Place-Name Survey and the pioneering work of John Field, and scholarly work in field-nomenclature of the last twenty years. With some 45,000 field-name attestat... Read More

Looking Through Dementia: What Do Commercial Stock Images Tell Us About Aging and Cognitive Decline? (2018)
Journal Article
Harvey, K., & Brookes, G. (2018). Looking Through Dementia: What Do Commercial Stock Images Tell Us About Aging and Cognitive Decline?. Qualitative Health Research, 29(7), 104973231881454. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732318814542

Commercial stock images are existing, artificially-constructed visuals used by businesses and mass media outlets to articulate certain values, assumptions and beliefs. Despite their pervasiveness and ready accessibility, little is known about the way... Read More

Creating a Motivating Classroom Environment (2018)
Book Chapter
Dörnyei, Z., & Muir, C. (in press). Creating a Motivating Classroom Environment. In X. Gao (Ed.), Second handbook of English language teachingSpringer

“What are you talking about?” An analysis of lexical bundles in Japanese junior high school textbooks (2018)
Journal Article
Northbrook, J., & Conklin, K. (2018). “What are you talking about?” An analysis of lexical bundles in Japanese junior high school textbooks. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 23(3), 311-334

In a communicative approach to language teaching, students are presented with ‘authentic’ language, which is thought to allow them to produce it in a nativelike way. The current study explores whether the lexical bundles in communicative Japanese jun... Read More

Motivation and Projects (2018)
Book Chapter
Muir, C. (in press). Motivation and Projects. In M. Lamb, K. Csizer, A. Henry, & S. Ryan (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Motivation for Language LearningPalgrave Macmillan

Expressions of knowledge in early modern English- and German-language midwifery and gynaecological texts (ca. 1500-1700): on the use of pronominal subjects and that- complement clauses (2018)
Journal Article
Whitt, R. (in press). Expressions of knowledge in early modern English- and German-language midwifery and gynaecological texts (ca. 1500-1700): on the use of pronominal subjects and that- complement clauses. Neuphilologische Mitteilungen,

This paper presents the results of a corpus-based study of that-complement clauses and their pronominal subjects in early modern English- and German-language midwifery and gynaecological texts published from circa 1500 to 1700. These two centuries wi... Read More

Assessing health professionals' communication through role-play: an interactional analysis of simulated versus actual GP consultations (2018)
Journal Article
Atkins, S. (2019). Assessing health professionals' communication through role-play: an interactional analysis of simulated versus actual GP consultations. Discourse Studies, 21(2), 109-134 . doi:10.1177/1461445618802659

Simulations, in which healthcare professionals are observed in dialogue with role-played patients, are widely used for assessing professional skills. Medical education research suggests simulations should be as authentic as possible, but there remain... Read More

“And all this is spoken of the naturall byrth . . .”: Metadiscourse in The Birth of Mankind and its German source text, Rosengarten (2018)
Journal Article
Whitt, R. J. (2018). “And all this is spoken of the naturall byrth . . .”: Metadiscourse in The Birth of Mankind and its German source text, Rosengarten. English Text Construction, 11(2), 225-255. doi:10.1075/etc.00010.whi

This paper provides an examination of the use of metadiscourse in the two versions of The Birth of Mankind, the first midwifery manual to be printed in English during the sixteenth century. It is a translation of a Latin text, which itself is a trans... Read More

Other theatres (2018)
Book
Collins, C. (2018). Other theatres. In E. Jordan, & E. Weitz (Eds.), The Palgrave handbook of contemporary Irish theatre and performance, 221-232. Palgrave Macmillan

Theatre (2018)
Book Chapter
Moran, J. (2018). Theatre. In A. Harrison (Ed.), D.H. Lawrence in context, 131-140. Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781108567862

Object lessons: Derek Mahon's material ekphrasis (2018)
Journal Article
Vincent, B. (2018). Object lessons: Derek Mahon's material ekphrasis. Interdisciplinary Literary Studies, 20(3), (371-384). doi:10.5325/intelitestud.20.3.0371. ISSN 2161-427X

The Sherwood Foresters of 1916: memories and memorials (2018)
Journal Article
Moran, J., & Cullen, F. (2018). The Sherwood Foresters of 1916: memories and memorials. Irish Studies Review, 26(4), 436-454. doi:10.1080/09670882.2018.1514659

This paper examines the memorialisation of the Sherwood Foresters who fought during the Easter Rising of 1916 in Dublin. These men, from Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire in the English midlands, suffered the greatest casualties of the British regiments... Read More

Is what you put in what you get out? Textbook-derived lexical bundle processing in beginner English learners (2018)
Journal Article
Northbrook, J., & Conklin, K. (2018). Is what you put in what you get out? Textbook-derived lexical bundle processing in beginner English learners. Applied Linguistics, doi:10.1093/applin/amy027

Usage-based approaches to second language acquisition put a premium on the linguistic input that learners receive and predict that any sequences of words that learners encounter frequently will experience a processing advantage. The current study exp... Read More

Evidentiality and propositional scope in early modern German (2018)
Journal Article
Whitt, R. J. (2018). Evidentiality and propositional scope in early modern German. Journal of Historical Pragmatics, 19(1), 122–149. doi:10.1075/jhp.00013.whi

This paper provides an overview of verbal markers of evidentiality in Early Modern German (1650-1800) in light of Boye’s propositional scope hypothesis. The markers under investigation include the semi-auxiliary scheinen ‘to shine, appear, seem’ and... Read More