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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 about Evidentiality and propositional scope in early modern German.

D.H. Lawrence, Rananim and Gilbert Cannan’s Windmills (2018)
Journal Article
Harrison, A. (2018). D.H. Lawrence, Rananim and Gilbert Cannan’s Windmills. Review of English Studies, 69(292), 953–966. doi:10.1093/res/hgy067

Biographers and critics of D. H. Lawrence have long recognized the significance of his various schemes to establish small utopian communities in locations such as Florida, the Andes, Palestine, Connecticut, and New Mexico. Recent accounts have, howev... Read More about D.H. Lawrence, Rananim and Gilbert Cannan’s Windmills.

Literary stylistics, authorial intention and the scientific study of literature: a critical overview (2018)
Journal Article
Guy, J. M., Conklin, K., & Sanchez-Davies, J. (2018). Literary stylistics, authorial intention and the scientific study of literature: a critical overview. Language and Literature, 27(3), 196-217 . doi:10.1177/0963947018788518

A tendency by literary stylisticians to overlook the role of the author in the generation of literary meaning has been a significant source of tension between linguistic approaches to literariness and other practices in the discipline, such as text-e... Read More about Literary stylistics, authorial intention and the scientific study of literature: a critical overview.

Language, Gender and Parenthood Online: Negotiating Motherhood in Mumsnet Talk (2018)
Book
Mackenzie, J. (2018). Language, Gender and Parenthood Online: Negotiating Motherhood in Mumsnet Talk. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). doi:10.4324/9781315146805

Language, Gender and Parenthood Online explores the digital interactions of parents on the UK-based internet discussion forum Mumsnet Talk, a space dominated by users sharing a common identification as women, parents and mothers. Using a qualitative... Read More about Language, Gender and Parenthood Online: Negotiating Motherhood in Mumsnet Talk.

Digital innovations in L2 motivation: harnessing the power of the Ideal L2 Self (2018)
Journal Article
Adolphs, S., Clark, L., Dörnyei, Z., Glover, T., Henry, A., Muir, C., …Valstar, M. (in press). Digital innovations in L2 motivation: harnessing the power of the Ideal L2 Self. System, doi:10.1016/j.system.2018.07.014

Sustained motivation is crucial to learning a second language (L2), and one way to support this can be through the mental visualisation of ideal L2 selves (Dörnyei & Kubanyiova, 2014). This paper reports on an exploratory study which investigated the... Read More about Digital innovations in L2 motivation: harnessing the power of the Ideal L2 Self.

Consumer behaviour and ICSS: exploring how consumers respond to Information, Connection and Signposting Services (2018)
Book
Conklin, K., Hyde, R., Parente, F., & Snowley, K. (2018). Consumer behaviour and ICSS: exploring how consumers respond to Information, Connection and Signposting Services. Linguistic Profiling for Professionals, University of Nottingham

This research examines consumer behaviour when presented with search results and websites containing Information, Connection and Signposting Services ('ICSS') and provides policy recommendations aimed at ensuring that consumers are able to identify I... Read More about Consumer behaviour and ICSS: exploring how consumers respond to Information, Connection and Signposting Services.

"Helping you to pay us": rapport management in debt collection call centre encounters (2018)
Journal Article
Harrington, L. (2018). "Helping you to pay us": rapport management in debt collection call centre encounters. Journal of Politeness Research, 14(2), doi:10.1515/pr-2018-0013

This paper investigates the rapport management (Spencer-Oatey 2005) that collections agents at a UK-based utilities company call centre are expected to perform during debt collection telephone interactions. It does so by examining the rapport-relevan... Read More about "Helping you to pay us": rapport management in debt collection call centre encounters.

Trauma in Medieval Society (2018)
Book
W. J. Turner, & C. Lee (Eds.), (2018). Trauma in Medieval Society. doi:10.1163/9789004363786

Trauma in Medieval Society is an edited collection of articles from a variety of scholars on the history of trauma and the traumatised in medieval Europe. Looking at trauma as a theoretical concept, as part of the literary and historical lives of med... Read More about Trauma in Medieval Society.

The uses of medievalism in early modern England: recovery, temporality, and the “passionating” of the past (2018)
Journal Article
Jones, M. R. (in press). The uses of medievalism in early modern England: recovery, temporality, and the “passionating” of the past. Exemplaria, 30(3), doi:10.1080/10412573.2018.1464811

The premodern past was desired and deployed in a myriad of different ways in sixteenth-century England. The period of the English Reformations produced a generative, complex, and paradoxical range of feelings for the premodern. Many sixteenth-century... Read More about The uses of medievalism in early modern England: recovery, temporality, and the “passionating” of the past.

Healing words: St Guthlac and the trauma of war (2018)
Book
Lee, C. (2018). Healing words: St Guthlac and the trauma of war. In W. Turner, & C. Lee (Eds.), Trauma in the Medieval society, 269-273. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers. doi:10.1163/9789004363786_013

Digital storytelling and performative memory: new approaches to the literary geography of the postcolonial city (2018)
Book Chapter
Jordan, S. (in press). Digital storytelling and performative memory: new approaches to the literary geography of the postcolonial city. In Memory and postcolonial studies: synergies and new directions

Drawing on the outcomes of a research project, this chapter argues that digital storytelling can play a fundamental role in the reconceptualization of the digitally-mediated geographies of the postcolonial city. The chapter argues that the interactio... Read More about Digital storytelling and performative memory: new approaches to the literary geography of the postcolonial city.

One step at a time: representational overlap between active voice, be-passive, and get-passive forms in English (2018)
Journal Article
Thompson, D., Ferreira, F., & Scheepers, C. (2018). One step at a time: representational overlap between active voice, be-passive, and get-passive forms in English. Journal of Cognition, 1(1), doi:10.5334/joc.36

The active voice and passive voice are complementary sentence forms that are available when describing a transitive event. In English, the latter has two variants: be-passive and get-passive. Numerous attempts have been made in the literature to repr... Read More about One step at a time: representational overlap between active voice, be-passive, and get-passive forms in English.

The mob: on J. G. Ballard's turn to the collective (2018)
Journal Article
Evans, J. (in press). The mob: on J. G. Ballard's turn to the collective. Novel: A Forum on Fiction,

The article identifies a shift in J. G. Ballard’s work from a preoccupation with the individual to a preoccupation with the collective. It reads Ballard’s late fiction as being part of a wider turn in the culture of Western, neoliberal states toward... Read More about The mob: on J. G. Ballard's turn to the collective.

Children of the revolution: 1916 in 2016 (2018)
Book Chapter
Moran, J. (in press). Children of the revolution: 1916 in 2016. In E. Jordan, & E. Weitz (Eds.), Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary Irish Theatre and PerformancePalgrave Macmillan UK

Multisite replication in SLA research: attention to form during listening and reading comprehension (2018)
Journal Article
Morgan-Short, K., Marsden, E., Heil, J., Isa, B. I., Mikhaylova, A., Mikołajczak, S., …Szudarski, P. (2018). Multisite replication in SLA research: attention to form during listening and reading comprehension. Language Learning, 68(2), 392-437. doi:10.1111/lang.12292

We conducted a multi-site replication study with aspects of pre-registration in order to explore the feasibility of such an approach in second language (L2) research. To this end, we addressed open questions in a line of research that has examined wh... Read More about Multisite replication in SLA research: attention to form during listening and reading comprehension.

Kate O'Brien in the theatre (2018)
Journal Article
Moran, J. (2019). Kate O'Brien in the theatre. Irish University Review, 48(1), doi:10.3366/iur.2018.0326

Britten's drops: the lyric into song (2018)
Book
Scott, R. (2018). Britten's drops: the lyric into song. In K. Kennedy (Ed.), Literary Britten: Words and Music in Benjamin Britten's Vocal WorksMartlesham: Boydell Press

Mis/quotation in constrained writing (2018)
Book Chapter
Kirwan, P. (2018). Mis/quotation in constrained writing. In J. Maxwell, & K. Rumbold (Eds.), Shakespeare and quotationCambridge University Press

All hands on deck . Negotiation over gesture forms in collaborative discourse (2018)
Journal Article
Harrison, S., Adolphs, S., Gillon Dowens, M., Du, P., & Littlemore, J. (2018). All hands on deck . Negotiation over gesture forms in collaborative discourse. Lingua, 207, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lingua.2018.02.002

Language Related Episodes occur when speakers explicitly question lexical and grammatical aspects of the language they are using, resulting in collaborative discourse and assisted performance from peers. This paper demonstrates how such negotiation a... Read More about All hands on deck . Negotiation over gesture forms in collaborative discourse.