Karen P. Corrigan

List of John Benjamins publications for which Karen P. Corrigan plays a role.


Syntax and Variation: Reconciling the Biological and the Social

Edited by Leonie Cornips and Karen P. Corrigan

[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 265] 2005. vi, 312 pp.
Subjects Generative linguistics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology | Theoretical linguistics


Buchstaller, Isabelle and Karen P. Corrigan 2015 Morphosyntactic features of Northern EnglishResearching Northern English, Hickey, Raymond (ed.), pp. 71–98 | Article
This chapter examines grammatical features in Northern varieties of English. With the notable exception of Kortmann and Szmrecsanyi (2004), typologies of English dialects adduce dialect regions according to phonological or lexical criteria. The dearth of systematic knowledge about features “above… read more
Corrigan, Karen P. 2015 “I always think of people here, you know, saying ‘like’ after every sentence”: The dynamics of discourse-pragmatic markers in Northern Irish EnglishPragmatic Markers in Irish English, Amador-Moreno, Carolina P., Kevin McCafferty and Elaine Vaughan (eds.), pp. 37–64 | Article
This chapter investigates eight discourse-pragmatic markers in a corpus of Northern Irish English, some of which are interesting on account of their absence or rarity and others because they appear to index social categories like age and sex.1 Although some of these (particularly like) have already… read more
This paper investigates the relative frequencies of the two major syntactic markers of future time expression (FTE), be going to and will in the Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English (DECTE). In particular, the rise in the frequency of be going to will be examined in the light of current… read more
Corrigan, Karen P., Richard Edge and John Lonergan 2012 Is Dublin English ‘Alive Alive Oh’?New Perspectives on Irish English, Migge, Bettina and Máire Ní Chiosáin (eds.), pp. 1–28 | Article
Hickey (2005) has argued that there are three social varieties of Dublin English (‘Local’, ‘Mainstream’ and ‘New Dublin’) and that younger females are key players in the shift towards the ‘New Dublin’ type. With a view to further investigating some aspects of Hickey’s proposals, this article… read more
Beal, Joan C. and Karen P. Corrigan 2005 No, nay, never: Negation in Tyneside EnglishAspects of English Negation, Iyeiri, Yoko (ed.), pp. 139–157 | Article
Beal, Joan C. and Karen P. Corrigan 2005 A tale of two dialects: Relativization in Newcastle and SheffieldDialects Across Borders: Selected papers from the 11th International Conference on Methods in Dialectology (Methods XI), Joensuu, August 2002, Filppula, Markku, Juhani Klemola, Marjatta Palander and Esa Penttilä (eds.), pp. 211–229 | Article
Cornips, Leonie and Karen P. Corrigan 2005 Toward an integrated approach to syntactic variation: A retrospective and prospective synopsisSyntax and Variation: Reconciling the Biological and the Social, Cornips, Leonie and Karen P. Corrigan (eds.), pp. 1–27 | Article
Irish-English (IrE) as a contact vernacular permits tense, mood and aspect categories to be marked in a manner which distinguishes this variety from all other world Englishes. Researchers, however, have been preoccupied with its distinctive tense and aspect markers and much less is known about the… read more