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dc.contributor.authorPeikola, Matti
dc.contributor.authorVarila, Mari-Liisa
dc.description.abstractThis chapter examines the multimodal and multilingual features of 31 calendars in religious and scientific/utilitarian manuscripts produced in England ca 1300–1550 and containing at least some vernacular textual material. The analysis is guided by questions concerning the genre properties of the calendars and processes of vernacularisation. The analysis is targeted at macro-level compositional elements as well as micro-level features of individual calendar entries. The socio-pragmatic context is monitored by paying attention to situational constraints that may have influenced the use of multimodal and multilingual resources. The study brings up multilingual and multimodal patterns that reflect the conventions of the genre while also highlighting possible functional differences underlying producers’ decisions concerning language choice and visual design/composition. The findings indicate that manuscript context played an important role in what information came to be included in the calendar and how it was subsequently shaped. Some calendars can best be described as generic hybrids between calendars and other tabular genres. The use of a diachronic dataset distributed into 25-year date groups reveals some changes in the genre features of the English calendars during the ca 250 years’ span.
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dc.subject.othermodalities; modalities of communication; multilingual communication; historical communication; multimodal resources; multimodality; semiotic resources
dc.subject.otherthema EDItEUR::C Language and Linguistics::CB Language: reference and general
dc.subject.otherthema EDItEUR::C Language and Linguistics::CF Linguistics
dc.titleChapter 5 Multimodal and Multilingual Practices in Late Medieval English Calendars
oapen.relation.isPartOfBookMultilingualism from Manuscript to 3D
oapen.pages27 & Francis open access titles are reviewed as a minimum at proposal stage by at least two external peer reviewers and an internal editor (additional reviews may be sought and additional content reviewed as required).
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