Robert McColl Millar

Professor

    • AB24 3UB

    • 69 Citations
    20052018
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    Research Output 2005 2018

    2018

    Modern Scots: an analytical survey

    Millar, R. M., 1 Mar 2018, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. (Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language - Advanced)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    2016

    At the forefront of linguistic change: the noun phrase morphology of the Lindisfarne Gospels

    Millar, R. M., 1 Apr 2016, The Old English Gloss to the Lindisfarne Gospels: Language, Author and Context. Fernandez Cuesta, J. & Pons-Sanz, S. M. (eds.). Berlin: De Gruyter New York and Berlin, p. 153-168 16 p. (Buchreihe der Anglia / Anglia Book Series; vol. 51).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Dialect death? The present state of the dialects of the Scottish fishing community

    Millar, R. M., 1 Oct 2016, Current trends in Historical Sociolinguistics. Russi, C. (ed.). Warsaw: de Gruyter Open, p. 143-164 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Open Access

    Language and Nationalism in the Nineteenth Century: Nynorsk and Scots in Comparative Context

    Hyvik, J. J., Millar, R. M. & Newby, A. G., 21 Dec 2016, In : Scandinavica. 55, 2, p. 6-42 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Nynorsk
    National Identity
    Nationalism
    Language
    State Language
    2015

    Trask's Historical Linguistics

    Millar, R. M. & Trask, L., 25 Feb 2015, 3rd ed. Abingdon: Routledge. 391 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Historical Linguistics
    Language
    Language Change
    Exercise
    Germanic Languages
    2014

    Change in the Fisher Dialects of the Scottish East Coast: Peterhead as a Case Study

    Millar, R. M., 20 Jan 2014, Sociolinguistics in Scotland . Lawson, R. (ed.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan , p. 241-257 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Lexical Variation and Attrition in the Scottish Fishing Communities

    Millar, R. M., Barras, W. & Bonnici, L., 4 Jun 2014, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 200 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    2013

    Terms for fish in the dialects of Scotland's east coast fishing communities: Evidence for lexical attrition

    Millar, R. M., Barras, W. S. & Bonnici, L., 1 Feb 2013, In : Scottish Language. 30, p. 29-59 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    ‘“To bring my language near to the language of men”? Dialect and dialect use in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries: some observations’

    Millar, R. M., 1 Oct 2013, Scots: Studies in its Literature and Language . Kirk, J. M. & Macleod, I. (eds.). Amsterdam: Rodopi , p. 73-87 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2012
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    English Historical Sociolinguistics

    Millar, R. M., 1 May 2012, Edinburgh University Press. 220 p. (Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language - Advanced)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    6 Citations (Scopus)

    Social History and the Sociology of Language

    Millar, R. M., 1 Feb 2012, The Handbook Of Historical Sociolinguistics. Hernández-Campoy, J. M. & Conde-Silvestre, J. C. (eds.). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell , p. 41-60 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    The death of Orkney Norn and the genesis of Orkney Scots

    Millar, R. M., 1 Mar 2012, In : Scottish Language. 29, 2012, p. 16-36 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The Problem of Reading Dialect in Semiliterate Letters: The Correspondence of the Holden Family, 1812-16 and of Richard Taylor 1840-51

    Millar, R. M., 15 Apr 2012, Letter Writing in Late Modern English. Dossena, M. & Del Lungo Camiciotti, G. (eds.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins Pub., p. 163-177 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Varieties of English: Scots

    Millar, R. M., 1 Nov 2012, Historical Linguistics of English. Bergs, A. & Brinton, L. (eds.). Berlin: Moutin de Gruyter, Vol. 2. p. 1951-1960 10 p. (Handbuecher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft; vol. 34.2).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Linguistic democracy?

    Millar, R. M., 2011, Sustaining Minority Language Connubities: Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Scotland. Kirk, J. & O Baoill, D. (eds.). Belfast: Clo Ollscoil na Banriona, p. 218-224 7 p. (Belfast Studies in Language, Culture and Politics; vol. 20).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2010

    An historical national identity? the case of Scots

    Millar, R. M., 31 Jan 2010, Language and Identities . Watt, D. & Llamas, C. (eds.). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, p. 247-256 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Authority and identity: a sociolinguistic history of Europe before the modern age

    Millar, R. M., 10 Jul 2010, Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan . 247 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Linguistic marginality in Scotland: Scots and the Celtic languages

    Millar, R. M., 31 Aug 2010, Marginal Dialects : Scotland, Ireland and Beyond . Millar, R. M. (ed.). Aberdeen, United Kingdom: University of Aberdeen, p. 5-17 13 p. (Publications of the Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ulster (FRLSU); vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Marginal Dialects: Scotland, Ireland and Beyond

    Millar, R. M. (ed.), 31 Aug 2010, Aberdeen, United Kingdom: University of Aberdeen. 222 p. (Publications of the Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ulster (FRLSU); vol. 1)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Ireland
    Language
    Scotland
    Data Collection
    Hong Kong

    Northern Light, Northern Words: Selected Papers from the FRLSU Conference, Kirkwall 2009

    Millar, R. M. (ed.), 30 Nov 2010, Aberdeen, United Kingdom: University of Aberdeen. 219 p. (Publications of the Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ulster (FRLSU); vol. 2)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    2009

    The Origins of the Northern Scots Dialects

    Millar, R., 30 Aug 2009, Studies in English and European Historical Dialectology. Dossena, M. & Lass, R. (eds.). 1 ed. Bern: Peter Lang Pub., p. 191-208 18 p. (Linguistic Insights. Studies in Language and Communication).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2008

    History of Morphology

    Millar, R. M., 2 Sep 2008, Blackwell Companion to the History of the English Language. Momma, H. & Matto, M. (eds.). Oxford, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell , p. 43-56 13 p. (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    10 Citations (Scopus)

    The origins and development of Shetland dialect in light of dialect contact theories

    Millar, R. M., 1 Oct 2008, In : English World-Wide . 29, 3, p. 237-267 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    dialect
    contact
    Contact Theory
    Dialect Contact
    Shetland
    2007

    Northern and Insular Scots

    Millar, R. M., 2007, Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press. 178 p. (Dialects of English)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Trask's Historical Linguistics

    Millar, R. M., 2007, London, UK: Hodder Arnold . 514 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    2006
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    “Burying alive”: unfocussed governmental language policy and Scots

    Millar, R. M., 2006, In : Language Policy. 5, p. 63-86 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2005
    31 Citations (Scopus)

    Language, Nation and Power

    Millar, R. M., 2005, Palgrave Macmillan. 232 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook