Bibliography

This bibliography contains a non-exhaustive selection of work by team members and others using Thesaurus data. It consists of four sections: theses and monographs; edited books of papers; journal articles and book chapters; and academic reviews.

Further publications by Glasgow staff are available through the University Library's Enlighten service.

We aim to update this bibliography on an annual basis, and we are always pleased to hear of new publications which might be added to the list. Please send details to editors@ht.ac.uk.

1. Theses and monographs

Alexander, Marc. 2011. Meaning construction in popular science. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Glasgow.

Allan, Kathryn. 2003. An examination of metaphor from Old English to Present Day English: Focusing on notions of intelligence/cleverness and stupidity. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Glasgow.

Allan, Kathryn. 2008. Metaphor and metonymy: A diachronic approach (Publications of the Philological Society 42). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Chase, Thomas J. P. 1983. A diachronic semantic classification of the English religious lexis. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Glasgow.

Chase, Thomas J. P. 1988. The English religious lexis (= Texts and Studies in Religion 37). Queenston, Ontario: Edwin Mellen Press.

Coleman, Julie. 1992. An historical study of the semantic fields of LOVE, SEX and MARRIAGE from Old English to the Present Day. Ph. D. Thesis, University of London.

Coleman, Julie. 1999. Love, sex, and marriage: A historical thesaurus. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Crystal, David. 2014. Words in time and place: Exploring language through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Digan, Laura. 2011. Aspects of vocabulary in selected Old English riddles. M.Phil. Thesis, University of Glasgow.

Hamilton, Rachael Louise. 2016. Colour in English: From metonymy to metaphor. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Glasgow.

Henderson, Jonathan. 2016. The Historical Thesaurus and the sentimental language of Robert Burns. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Glasgow.

Kay, Christian & Kathryn Allan. 2015. English historical semantics. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Kay, Christian, Jane Roberts, Michael Samuels & Irené Wotherspoon. 2009. Historical thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Kirner-Ludwig, Monika. 2015. Heathens, pagans, misbelievers: A lexico-semantic field study and its historio-pragmatic reflections in texts from the English Middle Ages. Heidelberg: Winter.

Kleparski, Grzegorz A. 1986. Semantic change and componential analysis: An enquiry into pejorative developments in English. Regensburg: Pustet.

Kleparski, Grzegorz A. 1990. Semantic change in English: A study of evaluative developments in the domain of HUMANS. Lublin: University Press of the Catholic University of Lublin.

Kleparski, Grzegorz A. 1997. Theory and practice of historical semantics: The case of Middle English and Early Modern English synonyms of girl/young woman. Lublin: University Press of the Catholic University of Lublin.

Koristashevskaya, Elina. 2014. Semantic density mapping: A discussion of meaning in William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience. M.Res. Thesis, University of Glasgow.

Koristashevskaya, Elina. 2021. Meaning in Poetry: Semantic Annotation of Verse with the Historical Thesaurus of English. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Glasgow.

Moriyama, Hiizu. 1998. An examination of the lexical group feorm and its cognates. Ph.D. Thesis, University of London.

Ogura, Michiko. 2002. Verbs of motion in Medieval English. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer.

O'Hare, Cerwyss A. 1996. A diachronic investigation of the semantic field “Death”. M.Phil. Thesis, University of Glasgow.

Reay, Irene E. 1991. A lexical analysis of metaphor and phonaestheme. Ph. D. Thesis, University of Glasgow.

Roberts, Jane & Christian Kay with Lynne Grundy. 1995. A thesaurus of Old English (= King’s College London Medieval Studies XI). Second edition, 2000. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Samuels, Michael Louis. 1972. Linguistic evolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Sylvester, Louise. M. 1991. Expectation: A diachronic examination of related lexis in the English language. Ph.D. Thesis, University of London.

Sylvester, Louise. 1994. Studies in the lexical field of expectation. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Sylvester, Louise & Jane Roberts. 2000. Middle English word studies: A word and author index. Cambridge: Boydell and Brewer.

Toyeda, Kazuyoshi. 2006. A study of the lexical field of 'mind' in Old and early Middle English. M.Phil. Thesis, King's College London.

Thornton, Freda J. 1988. A Classification of the semantic field “Good and Evil” in the vocabulary of English. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Glasgow.

Wotherspoon, Irené A. W. 1969. A notional classification of two parts of English lexis. M. Litt. Thesis, University of Glasgow.

Zhang, Weiwei. 2013. Variation in metonymy: A corpus-based cognitive linguistic approach. Ph.D. Thesis, KU Leuven.


1.1 Theses at the University of Rzeszów

Cymbalista, P. 2008. Semantic development of selected items in the macro-category of HOMO FABER in the English Language. Ph.D. Dissertation. The University of Rzeszów.

Grygiel, M. 2008. From semantic change to conceptual blending: Semantic development of English historical near-synonyms of man/male human being. Rzeszów: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Rzeszowskiego.

Kiełtyka, Robert. 2008. On zoosemy: The study of Middle English and Early Modern English DOMESTICATED ANIMALS. Rzeszów: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Rzeszowskiego.

Kochman-Haładyj, B. 2008. Historical Derogation of Women Terms and its Socio-Cultural Causes and Conditionings. Ph.D. Dissertation. The University of Rzeszów.

Kopecka, B. 2008. The Scope and Nature of Metonymically Conditioned Meaning Transference Related to the Macrocategory HUMAN BEING. Ph.D. Dissertation. The University of Rzeszów.


2. Edited books of papers containing work using Thesaurus materials. Note that papers contained in books listed here are not necessarily also individually listed in later sections of this bibliography.

Anderson, Wendy, Ellen Bramwell & Carole Hough (eds.). 2016. Mapping English metaphor through time. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bammesberger, Alfred (ed.). 1985. Problems of Old English lexicography: Studies in memory of Angus Cameron. Regensburg: Pustet.

Caie, Graham D., Carole Hough & Irené Wotherspoon (eds.). 2006. The power of words: Essays in lexicography, lexicology and semantics in honour of Christian J. Kay. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Coleman, Julie & Christian Kay (eds.). 2000. Lexicology, semantics and lexicography in English historical linguistics: Selected papers from the fourth G. L. Brook Symposium. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Kay, Christian, Carole Hough & Irené Wotherspoon (eds.). 2004. New Perspectives on English historical linguistics, volume 2: Lexis and transmission. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Kay, Christian & Jeremy J. Smith (eds.). 2004. Categorization in the history of English. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Kay, Christian J. & Louise M. Sylvester (eds.). 2001. Lexis and texts in Early English: Studies presented to Jane Roberts. Amsterdam: Rodopi.


3. Journal articles and chapters in edited volumes

For chapters in edited volumes, some of these are contained in books listed above which are referenced here by the editor(s).

Alexander, Marc. 2010. The various forms of civilization arranged in chronological strata: manipulating the HTOED. In Michael Adams (ed.), Cunning passages, contrived corridors: Unexpected essays in the history of lexicography. Monza: Polimetrica. 309-324.

Alexander, Marc. 2014a. How can you see 470,000 words? Babel 6.

Alexander, Marc. 2014b. Words and dictionaries. In John R. Taylor (ed.), The Oxford handbook of the word. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Alexander, Marc, Jean Anderson, Alistair Baron, Fraser Dallachy, Christian Kay, Scott Piao & Paul Rayson. 2014. Metaphor, popular science and semantic tagging: Distant reading with the Historical Thesaurus of English. In Digital Humanities 2014, Lausanne, Switzerland, 7-12 Jul 2014.

Alexander, Marc & Wendy Anderson. 2014. “Civilization arranged in chronological strata”: A digital approach to the English semantic space. In Digital Humanities 2014, Lausanne, Switzerland, 7-12 Jul 2014.

Alexander, Marc & Ellen Bramwell. 2014. Mapping metaphors of wealth and want: A digital approach. In Clare Mills, Michael Pidd & Esther Ward (eds.), Proceedings of the Digital Humanities Congress 2012. The University of Sheffield.

Alexander, Marc & Fraser Dallachy. Forthcoming. Historical thesauri of English. In Merja Kytö & Erik Smitterberg (eds.), New Cambridge History of the English Language, volume 2. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Alexander, Marc, Fraser Dallachy, Scott Piao, Alistair Baron & Paul Rayson. 2015. Metaphor, popular science, and semantic tagging: Distant reading with the Historical Thesaurus of English. Digital Scholarship in the Humanities 30(S1). i16-i27.

Alexander, Marc, & Christian Kay. 2014. The spread of RED in the Historical Thesaurus. In Wendy Anderson, Carole P. Biggam, Carole Hough & Christian Kay (eds.), Colour studies: A broad spectrum, 126-139. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Alexander, Marc & Christian Kay. 2018. “... all spirits, and are melted into air, into thin air”: Metaphorical connections in the history of English. In Peter Petré, Hubert Cuyckens & Frauke D'hoedt (eds.), Sociocultural dimensions of lexis and text in the history of English (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 343), 61-76. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Alexander, Marc & Andrew Struan. 2013. “In countries so unciviliz'd as those?”: The language of incivility and the British experience of the world. In Martin Farr & Xavier Guégan (eds.), The British abroad since the eighteenth century, volume 2: Experiencing imperialism, 232-249. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Allan, Kathryn. 2014. An inquest into metaphor death: Exploring the loss of literal senses of conceptual metaphors. Cognitive Semiotics 5(1-2). 291-311.

Allan, Kathryn. 2015. Education in the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary: Exploring diachronic change in a semantic field. In Jocelyne Daems, Eline Zenner, Kris Heylen, Dirk Speelman & Hubert Cuyckens (eds.), Change of paradigms – new paradoxes, 81-96. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter.

Allan, Kathryn. 2015. Lost in transmission? The sense development of borrowed metaphor. In Javier E. Díaz-Vera (ed.), Metaphor and metonymy across time and cultures, 31-50. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter.

Anderson, Jean. 2013. Enroller: An experiment in aggregating resources. In Wendy Anderson (ed.) Language in Scotland: Corpus-based studies, 273-294. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Anderson, Jean, Marc Alexander, Christian Kay & Muhammad Sulman Sarwar. 2011. Data mining and search enhancements using the Historical Thesaurus of English. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Search and Mining Entity-Relationship Data. http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2065000.

Anderson, Wendy. 2013. “Snippets of memory”: Metaphor in the SCOTS corpus. In Wendy Anderson (ed.), Language in Scotland: Corpus-based Studies, 215-236. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Anderson, Wendy. 2017. Metaphor and diachronic variation. In Elena Semino & Zsófia Demjén (eds.), The Routledge handbook of metaphor and language, 233-246. Routledge.

Anderson, Wendy. 2019. Perception metaphor in English: A bird’s-eye view. In Laura J. Speed, Carolyn O’Meara, Lila San Roque & Asifa Majid, Perception metaphors. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 65-83.

Anderson, Wendy & Ellen Bramwell. 2014a A metaphorical spectrum: surveying colour terms in English. In Wendy Anderson, Carole P. Biggam, Carole Hough & Christian Kay (eds.), Colour studies: A broad spectrum, 140-152. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Anderson, Wendy & Ellen Bramwell. 2014b. Of anoraks and oysters: Metaphors of social communication in the Historical Thesaurus. In Bernadette O’Rourke, Nicola Bermingham & Sara Brennan (eds.), Opening new lines of communication in applied linguistics: Proceedings of the 46th annual meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics, 41-51. London: Scitsiugnil Press.

Bagli, Marco. 2017. Tastes we’ve lived by: Taste metaphors in English. Textus (1). 33-48.

Bately, Janet M. 1984. Time and the passing of time in ‘The Wanderer’ and related Old English texts. Essays and Studies, 1-15.

Bately, Janet M. 1985. On some words for time in Old English literature. In Bammesberger, ed., 47-64.

Bately, Janet M. 1996. Towards a Middle English thesaurus: Some terms relating to Fortune, Fate and Chance. In Jacek Fisiak (ed.) Middle English miscellany: From vocabulary to linguistic variation, 69-82. Poznan: Motivax.

Biggam, C. P. 1993. Aspects of Chaucer's adjectives of hue. The Chaucer Review 28, 1, 41-53.

Biggam, C. P. 1994. “Hæwenhnydele”: An Anglo-Saxon medical plant. Botanical Journal of Scotland 46, 4, 617-622.

Biggam, C. P. 1995. Sociolinguistic aspects of Old English colour lexemes. Anglo-Saxon England 24, 51-65.

Biggam, C. P. 2006. Political upheaval and a disturbance in the colour vocabulary of early English. In C. P. Biggam & Christian Kay (eds.) Progress in colour studies Volume I: Language and culture, 159-179. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Biggam, C. P. 2007. Anglo-Saxon plant-names - How can they be elucidated?. In Margit Reitbauer, Nancy Campbell, Sarah Mercer & Renate Vaupetitsch (eds.), Contexts of English in use, past and present: A festschrift for Peter Bierbaumer on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of his career at the University of Graz, 27-37. Vienna: Braumüller.

Brewer, Charlotte. 2013. The future of historical dictionaries, with special reference to the online OED and thesaurus. In Howard Jackson (ed.), The Bloomsbury companion to lexicography, 341-354. London: Bloomsbury.

Burchfield, Robert. 1985. An Outline History of Euphemism in English. In D. J. Enright (ed.) Fair of Speech, 13-31. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Castaño, Emilia & Isabel Verdaguer Clavera. 2018. Metonymies and metaphors of sadness in the Old English vocabulary. Cognitive Linguistic Studies 5(2). 282-302.

Coleman, Julie. 1992. Sexual euphemism in Old English. Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 1, xciii, 93-98.

Coleman, Julie. 1995. The chronology of French and Latin loan words in English. Transactions of the Philological Society 93(2), 95-124.

Coleman, Julie. 1996. The treatment of sexual vocabulary in Middle English dictionaries. In Jacek Fisiak (ed.) Middle English Miscellany: From vocabulary to linguistic variation, 183-206. Poznan: Motivax.

Collier, Leslie W. & C. J. Kay. 1980. The Historical Thesaurus of English. Dictionaries 2/3, 88-112.

Corbett, John. 2001. Aureation revisited: The Latinate vocabulary of Dunbar’s high and plain styles. In Sally Mapstone (ed.), William Dunbar, ‘the Nobill Poyet’: Essays in honour of Priscilla Bawcutt, 183-197. East Linton: Tuckwell Press.

De la Cruz Cabanillas, Isabel & C. Tejedor Martinez. 2002. The horse family: On the evolution of the field and its metaphorization process. In Javier E. Diaz Vera (ed.), A changing world of words: Studies in English historical semantics and lexis. Amsterdam: Rodopi. 229-254.

Diller, Hans-Jürgen. 2002. The growth of the English emotion lexicon: A first look at the Historical Thesaurus of English. In Katja Lenz & Ruth Möhlig (eds.), Of dyuersitie & chaunge of language: Essays presented to Manfred Görlach on the occasion of his 65th birthday. Heidelberg: Winter. 103-114.

Diller, Hans-Jürgen. 2005. Chaucer's emotion lexicon: passioun and affeccioun. In Nikolaus Ritt & Herbert Schendl (eds.), Rethinking Middle English: Linguistic and literary approaches, 110-124. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.

Diller, Hans-Jürgen. 2007a. From mōd to emotion (or almost): The medieval gestation of a modern concept. In Gabriella Mazzon (ed.), Studies in Middle English forms and meanings, 12-39. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.

Diller, Hans-Jürgen. 2007b. Measuring the growth of semantic fields: The case of the English emotion lexicon, In W. Chłopicki, A. Pawelec & A. Pokojska (eds.), Cognition in Language: Volume in honour of Professor Elżbieta Tabakowska, 574-596. Kraków: Tertium.

Diller, Hans-Jürgen. 2008. A lexical field takes shape: The use of corpora and thesauri in Historical Semantics. Anglistik 19, 1, 123-140.

Durkin, Philip. 2012. Commentary: Data and sources. In Kathryn Allan & Justyna A. Robinson (eds), Current methods in historical semantics (Topics in English Linguistics 12), 97-105. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter.

Durkin, Philip & Kathryn Allan. 2016. Borrowing and copy: A philological approach to Early Modern English lexicology. In Anita Auer, Victorina González-Díaz, Jane Hodson & Violeta Sotirova (eds.), Linguistics and literary history: In honour of Sylvia Adamson, 71-86. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Fabiszak, Małgorzata & Anna Hebda. 2011. Cognitive historical approaches to emotions: Pride. In Margaret E. Winters, Heli Tissari & Kathryn Allen (eds.), Historical cognitive linguistics (Cognitive Linguistics Research 47), 261-297. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter.

Fidalgo, Luisa. 2013. The morphological and semantic types of Old English lost adjectives. Miscelánea: A journal of English and American Studies 47. 81-102.

Fischer, Andreas. 1989. Aspects of historical lexicology. In Udo Fries & Martin Heusser (eds.) Meaning and beyond: Ernst Leisi zum 70. Geburtstag, 71-89. Tübingen: Gunter Narr.

Fischer, Andreas 1992. Laughing and smiling in the history of English. In W. G. Busse (ed.), Anglistentag 1991 Dusseldorf, 51-62. Tübingen: Niemeyer.

Fischer, Andreas 1994. “Sumer is icumen in”: the seasons of the year in Middle English and Early Modern English. In D. Kastovsky (ed.), Studies in Early Modern English, 79-95. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter.

Fischer, Andreas. 2004. The notional structure of thesauruses. In Kay & Smith (eds.), 41-58.

Fitzmaurice, Susan, Justyna Robinson, Marc Alexander, Iona Hine, Seth Mehl & Fraser Dallachy. 2017a. Linguistic DNA: Investigating conceptual change in early modern English discourse. Studia Neophilologica, 89(S1). 21-38.

Fitzmaurice, Susan, Justyna Robinson, Marc Alexander, Iona Hine, Seth Mehl & Fraser Dallachy. 2017b. Reading into the past: Materials and methods in historical semantics research. In Tanja Säily, Arja Nurmi, Minna Palander-Collin & Anita Auer (eds.), Exploring Future Paths for Historical Sociolinguistics (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics 7), 53-82. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Fitzmaurice, Susan, Justyna Robinson, Iona Hine, Fraser Dallachy, Kathryn Rogers, Marc Alexander, Michael Pidd, Seth Mehl, Matthew Groves & Brian Aitken. 2017. The seven words of the Virgin: Identifying change in the discourse context of the concept of virginity in Early Modern English. In Digital Humanities 2017, Montréal, Canada, 8-11 Aug 2017, 225-227.

Griffiths, W. 1984. The Old English alcoholic vocabulary: A re-examination. Durham University Journal, 231-250.

Grundy, Lynne & Jane Roberts. 1997. Shapes in the landscape: Some words. In A. R. Rumble & A. D. Mills (eds.), Names, places and people: An onomastic miscellany in memory of John McNeal Dodgson,. Stamford: Paul Watkins.

Grundy, Lynne. 2000. Ælfric’s grammatical theology and theological grammar. In Jane Roberts & Janet Nelson (eds.), Essays on Anglo-Saxon and related themes in memory of Lynne Grundy, 1-14. London: King’s College London Medieval Studies.

Hamilton, Rachael. 2014. Exploring the metaphorical use of colour with the Historical Thesaurus of English: A case study of purple and lavender. In Wendy Anderson, Carole P. Biggam, Carole Hough & Christian Kay (eds.), Colour studies: A broad spectrum, 153-166. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Hamilton, Rachael, Ellen Bramwell & Carole Hough. 2016. Mapping metaphor with the Historical Thesaurus: A new resource for investigating metaphor in names. In Carole Hough & Daria Izdebska (eds.), Names and their environment: Proceedings of the 25th International Congress of Onomastic Sciences, Glasgow, 25-29 August 2014. University of Glasgow: Glasgow.

Hough, Carole. 1998. The trumpeters of Bemersyde. Scottish Place-Name News No 5, Autumn, 3-4.

Hough, Carole. 2001. Place-name evidence for an Anglo-Saxon animal name: OE *pohha/*pocca ‘fallow deer’. Anglo-Saxon England 30, 1–14.

Hough, Carole. 2002. Onomastic evidence for an Anglo-Saxon animal name: OE *pur ‘male lamb’. English Studies 83, 5, 377–390.

Hough, Carole. 2007. Old English weargbeorg. Notes and Queries 54.4, 364–365.

Hough, Carole. 2017. A new perspective on Old English metaphor. In Carole Biggam, Carole Hough & Daria Izdebska (eds.), The daily lives of the Anglo-Saxons (Essays in Anglo-Saxon Studies 8), 159-186. Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Hough, Carole & Christian Kay. 2013. Mapping metaphor with the Historical Thesaurus: 2013 report. Old English Newsletter 44(1).

Jucker, Andreas H. & Joanna Kopaczyk. 2017. Historical (im)politeness. In Jonathan Culpeper, Michael Haugh & Dániel Z. Kádár (eds.), The Palgrave handbook of linguistic (im)politeness, 433-459. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Kaislaniemi, Samuli. 2009. Jurebassos and linguists: The East India Company and Early Modern English words for 'interpreter'. In Roderick W. McConchie, Jukka Tyrkkö & Alpo Honkapohja (eds.), Selected proceedings of the 2008 symposium on new approaches in English historical lexis (HEL-LEX 2),, 60-73. Somerville: Cascadilla Proceedings Project.

Kazuyoshi, Toeda. 2010. Words of food and cookery in Old English: A preliminary study of the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. 『経済論集』(東洋大学経済研究会). 137-144.

Kay, Christian. 1984. The Historical Thesaurus of English. In R. R. K. Hartmann (ed.) Lexeter '83 Proceedings, 87-90. Tübingen: Niemeyer.

Kay, Christian. 1994a. Historical Thesaurus of English: Progress and Plans. In Merja Kytö, Matti Rissanen & Susan Wright (eds.) Corpora across the Centuries: Proceedings of the First International Colloquium on English Diachronic Corpora, 111-120. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Kay, Christian. 1994b. A Lexical View of Two Societies: a comparison of The Scots Thesaurus and A Thesaurus of Old English. In A. Fenton & D. A. MacDonald (eds.) Studies in Scots and Gaelic: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on the Languages of Scotland, 41-47. Edinburgh: Canongate Academic.

Kay, Christian. 1997. Historical Semantics and Material Culture. In Susan M. Pearce (ed.) Experiencing Material Culture in the Western World, 49-64. London: Leicester University Press.

Kay, Christian. 1998a. The Historical Thesaurus of English as a tool for Place-Name Research. Scottish Place-Name News No 5, Autumn. 6-7.

Kay, Christian. 1998b. Historical Thesaurus of English: Progress Report. Henry Sweet Society Bulletin, May. 95-99.

Kay, Christian. 2000a. Historical semantics and historical lexicography: will the twain ever meet?. In Coleman & Kay (eds.), 53-68.

Kay, Christian. 2000b. Metaphors We Lived By: Pathways between Old and Modern English. In Janet Nelson & Jane Roberts (eds.) Essays on Anglo-Saxon and Related Themes in Memory of Dr Lynne Grundy, 273-285. London: King’s College London Medieval Studies.

Kay, Christian. 2009a. Issues for historical corpora: First catch your word. In Dawn Archer (ed.), What's in a word-list?: Investigating word frequency and keyword extraction (Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities), 66-76. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing.

Kay, Christian. 2009b. The Historical Thesaurus of English: Past, present and future. In Heli Tissari (ed.), Approaches to language and cognition (VARIENG: Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change in English 3). Helsinki: University of Helsinki.

Kay, Christian. 2010a. Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary: Introduction. In Michael Adams (ed.) Cunning passages, contrived corridors: Unexpected essays in the history of lexicography, 253. Monza: Polimetrica.

Kay, Christian. 2010b. Classification: Principles and practice. In Michael Adams (ed.) Cunning passages, contrived corridors: Unexpected essays in the history of lexicography, 255-270. Monza: Polimetrica.

Kay, Christian. 2012a. Developing the Historical Thesaurus of the OED. In Kathryn Allan & Justyna Robinson (eds.) Current Methods in Historical Semantics, 41-58. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter.

Kay, Christian. 2012b. Old English: Semantics and lexicon. In Alexander Bergs & Laurel J. Brinton (eds.) The Historical Linguistics of English: an international handbook, volume 1, 313-325. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter.

Kay, Christian. 2012c. Some Interesting sounds in the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. In Javier Martín Arista, Roberto Torre Alonso, Andrés Canga Alonso & Inmaculada Medina Barco (eds.), Convergent approaches to mediaeval English language and literature: Selected papers from the 22nd conference of SELIM. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Kay, Christian. 2013. Footprints from the past: the survival of Scots kinship terms. In Wendy Anderson (ed.) Language in Scotland: Corpus-based studies, 145-165. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Kay, Christian. 2014. Words and thesauri. In John R. Taylor (ed.) The Oxford handbook of the word. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Kay, Christian, & Marc Alexander. 2010. Life after the Historical Thesaurus of the OED. Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America 31. 107-112.

Kay, Christian, & Marc Alexander. 2015. Diachronic and synchronic thesauruses. In Philip Durkin (ed.) The Oxford handbook of lexicography. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Kay, Christian, & Kathryn Allan. 2015. Lexical change. In Merja Kytö & Paivi Pahta (eds.) The Cambridge handbook of English historical linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Kay, Christian & Thomas J. Chase. 1987. Constructing a thesaurus database. Literary and Linguistic Computing 2, 3. 161-163.

Kay, Christian & Thomas J. Chase. 1990. Semantic approaches to an Historical Thesaurus. In J. Tomaszczyk & B. Lewandowska (eds.) Meaning and lexicography (= Literary and Linguistic Studies in Eastern Europe, Vol. 28), 303-313. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Kay, Christian & Jane Roberts. 1997. A Thesaurus of Old English. In K. H. Van Dalen-Oskam, K. A. C. Depuydt, W. J. J. Pijnenburg & T. H. Schoonheim (eds.) Dictionaries of medieval Germanic languages, 31-40. Brepols: International Medieval Research 2.

Kay, Christian & Jane Roberts. 2004. Definitions for a new age. Poetica 62. 53-68.

Kay, Christian & M. L. Samuels. 1975. Componential analysis in semantics: Its validity and applications. Transactions of the Philological Society. 49-81.

Kay, Christian & Irené Wotherspoon. 1997. Historical Thesaurus of English. In K. H. Van Dalen-Oskam, K. A. C. Depuydt, W. J. J. Pijnenburg & T. H. Schoonheim (eds.) Dictionaries of medieval Germanic languages, 49-54. Brepols: International Medieval Research 2.

Kay, Christian & Irené Wotherspoon. 2002a. Wreak, wrack, rack, and (w)ruin: The history of some confused spellings. In Teresa Fanego, Belen Mendez-Naya & Elena Seoane (eds.) Sounds, words, texts and change: Papers from 11 ICEHL, 129-143. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Kay, Christian & Irené Wotherspoon. 2002b. Turning the dictionary inside out: some issues in the compilation of a historical thesaurus. In Javier E. Diaz Vera (ed.) A changing world of words: Studies in English historical semantics and lexis, 109-135. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Kay, Christian & Irené Wotherspoon. 2005. Semantic relationships in the Historical Thesaurus of English. Lexicographica 21. 47-57.

Knappe, Gabriele. 2013. Phrasal and phraseological synonymy in the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. International Journal of Lexicography 26 (3). 305-328.

Kotzor, G. 1985. Wind and weather: Semantic analysis and the classification of Old English lexemes. In Bammesberger (ed.), 175-195.

Lijffijt, Jefrey, Tanja Säily & Terttu Nevalainen. 2012. CEECing the baseline: Lexical stability and significant change in a historical corpus. In Jukka Tyrkkö, Matti Kilpiö, Terttu Nevalainen & Matti Rissanen (eds.), Studies in variation, contacts and change in English 10: Outposts of historical corpus linguistics: From the Helsinki Corpus to a proliferation of resources. http://www.helsinki.fi/varieng/series/volumes/10/index.html.

Łodej, Sylwester. 2012. Semantic change in the domain of the vocabulary of Christian clergy. In Hans Sauer & Gaby Waxenberger (eds.), English historical linguistics 2008: Selected papers from the fifteenth International Conference on English Historical Linguistics, Volume II: Words, texts and genres, 99-115. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

McCracken, James. 2015. Using machine learning for semi-automatic expansion of the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. In Iztok Kosem, Miloš Jakubíček, Jelena Kallas & Simon Krek (eds.), Electronic lexicography in the 21st century: linking lexical data in the digital age. Proceedings of the eLex 2015 conference, 11-13 August 2015, 211-235. Ljubljana/Brighton: Trojina, Institute for Applied Slovene Studies/Lexical Computing Ltd.

Mendaza, Raquel Mateo. 2013. The Old English exponent for the semantic prime touch: Descriptive and methodological questions. Australian Journal of Linguistics 33(4). 449-466.

Moessner, Lilo. 1994. Dog – Man’s Best Friend: A study in historical lexicology. In Francisco Ferńandez, Miguel Fuster & Juan José Calvo (eds.) English historical linguistics 1992 (=Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 113), 207-218. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Mooney, Annabelle & Evi Sifaki. 2017. Snudging cheapskates and magnificent profusion: The conceptual baggage of ‘mean’ and ‘generous’. In Annabelle Mooney & Evi Sifaki (eds.), The language of money and debt: A multidisciplinary approach. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 105-135

Moriyama, Hiizu. 2010. Synonyms and synonymous expressions in the Old English semantic field ‘hospitality, harbouring, and entertaining’. In Waseda Global Forum 7. 163-192.

Mugglestone, Lynda C. 2010. Much intoxication but little restraint: Reconstructing history through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. Language and History 53(2). 138-143.

O’Hare, Cerwyss. 2004. Folk classification in the HTE plants category. In Kay & Smith (eds.), 179-191.

Peters, Hans. 1992. On the historical development of English boosters. In K. Hyldgaard-Jensen & A. Zettersten (eds.) Symposium on Lexicography v. Tübingen: Niemeyer.

Peters, Hans. 2004. The vocabulary of pain. In Kay & Smith (eds.), 193-220.

Piao, Scott, Fraser Dallachy, Alistair Baron, Jane Demmen, Steve Wattam, Philip Durkin, James McCracken, Paul Rayson & Marc Alexander. 2017. A time-sensitive historical thesaurus-based semantic tagger for deep semantic annotation. Computer Speech and Language 46. 113-135.

Pireddu, Silvia. 2017. Horace anew: Using the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary (HTOED) in historical stylistics. Status Quaestionis: Language Text Culture 13. https://ojs.uniroma1.it/index.php/statusquaestionis/article/view/14384.

Price, J. 1984. Theatrical vocabulary in Old English. Medieval English Theatre 6, 2. 101-25.

Roberts, Jane 1978. Towards an Old English Thesaurus. Poetica 9, 56-72.

Roberts, Jane 1998. A Thesaurus of Old English: One snapshot of a vanished world. Nowele 33. 133-153.

Roberts, Jane. 1985. A preliminary ‘Heaven’ index for Old English. In Sources and relations: Studies in honour of J. E. Cross, 208-219. Leeds Studies in English New Series 16.

Roberts, Jane. 1985. Some problems of a thesaurus maker. In Bammesberger (ed.), 229-243.

Roberts, Jane. 1992. Anglo-Saxon vocabulary as a reflection of material culture. In Martin Carver (ed.) The Age of Sutton Hoo, 185-202. Woodridge: Boydell Press.

Roberts, Jane. 1996. Lahamon’s plain words. In Jacek Fisiak (ed.) Middle English miscellany: From vocabulary to linguistic variation, 107-122. Poznan: Motivax.

Roberts, Jane. 2000. The Old English vocabulary of nobility. In Anne J. Duggan (ed.) Nobles and nobility, 69-84. Cambridge: Boydell and Brewer.

Roberts, Jane. 2002a. The Thesaurus of Old English: a non-alphabetic lexicographical resource. Journal of Philology 2, 11. 48-54.

Roberts, Jane. 2002b. Some aspects of Middle English in the dictionaries”. Dictionaries 23. 180-207.

Roberts, Jane. 2006. Some thoughts on the expression of ‘crippled’ in Old English. In Essays for Joyce Hill on her Sixtieth Birthday, 365-378. Leeds Studies in English New Series 37.

Roberts, Jane. 2009. On multi-using materials from the Dictionary of Old English project, with particular reference to the hapax legomena in the Old English translation of Felix’s Vita Guthlaci. Florilegium 26. 175–129.

Roberts, Jane. 2010a. On adding some Old English into the HTOED. St Hugh’s Chronicle 2009–2010 83. 53–55.

Roberts, Jane. 2010b. On the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. In Emma Volodarskaya & Jane Roberts (ed.) Proceedings of the international conference ‘Language, Culture and Society in Russian/English Studies’, 83-96. London: University of London.

Roberts, Jane & Christian Kay, 1993. Thesaurus. In R. Asher & J. M. Y. Simpson (ed.) An Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 4603-4605. Oxford: Pergamon.

Roberts, Jane & Louise M. Sylvester. 2017. Blunder, error, mistake, pitfall: Trawling the OED with the help of the Historical Thesaurus. In Errors: Communication and its discontents, Altre Modernità 17. 18–35.

Samuels, Michael Louis. 1965. The role of functional selection in the history of English. Transactions of the Philological Society, 15-40.

Samuels, Michael Louis. 1987. The status of the functional approach. In Willem Koopman, F. van der Leek, O. Fischer & R. Eaton (eds.) Explanation and linguistic change (=Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 45), 239-250. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Sandford, Jodi Louise. 2019. Taste and sight: A corpus analysis of English adjective-noun constructions. Jezikoslovlje 20(2). 221-254.

Smith, Jeremy J. 2000. Semantics and metrical form in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. In Susan Powell & Jeremy J. Smith (ed.) New perspectives on Middle English texts: A festschrift for R. A. Waldron, 87-103. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer.

Stolk, Sander. 2017. OntoLex and onomasiological ordering: Supporting topical thesauri. In John P. McCrae, Francis Bond, Paul Buitelaar, Philipp Cimiano, Thierry Declerck, Jorge Gracia, Ilan Kernerman, Elena Montiel Ponsoda, Noam Ordan & Maciej Piasecki (eds.), Proceedings of the LDK 2017 workshops: 1st workshop on the OntoLex model (OntoLex-2017), shared task on translation inference across dictionaries and challenges for wordnets. 60-67.

Stolk, Sander. 2019a. A Thesaurus of Old English as linguistic linked data. In Iztok Kosem, Tanara Zingano Kuhn, Margarita Correia, José Pedro Ferreira, Maarten Jansen, Isabel Pereira, Jalena Kallas, Miloš Jakubíček, Simon Krek & Carole Tiberius (eds.), Electronic lexicography in the 21st century: Proceedings of the eLex 2019 conference, 223-247. Brno: Lexical Computing CZ, s.r.o.

Stolk, Sander. 2019b. Lemon-tree: Representing topical thesauri on the semantic web. In Maria Eskevich, Gerard de Melo, Christian Fäth, John P. McCrae, Paul Buitelaar, Christian Chiarcos, Bettina Klimek & Milan Dojchinovskiu, 2nd conference on language, data and knowledge (LDK 2019). 16:1-16:13.

Su, Yujie & Youngsoon Cho. 2020. An HTOED-based contrastive study of the color concept between English and Chinese. Open Journal of Social Sciences 8(7).

Sylvester, Louise. 1994. Women, men and words: Lexical choices in two fairy tales of the 1920s. In Katie Wales (ed.) Feminist Linguistics in Literary Criticism, 51-64. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer.

Sylvester, Louise. 1996. Procedures in classifying Middle English Vocabulary: some preliminary observations. In Jacek Fisiak (ed.) Middle English Miscellany: From vocabulary to linguistic variation, 123-206. Poznan: Motivax.

Sylvester, Louise. 2004. Evidence for diachronic semantic change in the Historical Thesaurus of English: A cognitive linguistic approach. In Isabel Moskowich-Spiegel Fandino and Begoña Crespo Garcia (eds.) English Historical Linguistics: An Atlantic View. Coruña: Universidade da Coruña, 189-221.

Sylvester, Louise. 2018. Contact effects on the technical lexis of Middle English: A semantic hierarchic approach. English Language and Linguistics. 22 (Special Issue 2). 249-264.

Sylvester, Louise, Imogen Marcus & Richard Ingham. 2017. A Bilingual Thesaurus of Everyday Life in Medieval England: Some issues at the interface of semantics and lexicography. International Journal of Lexicography. 30(3). 309-321.

Säily, Tanja, Eetu Mäkelä & Mika Hämäläinen. 2018. Explorations into the social contexts of neologism use in early English correspondence. Pragmatics & Cognition 25(1). 30-49.

Taavitsainen, Irma & Andreas H. Jucker. 2007. Speech act verbs and speech acts in the history of English. In Susan M. Fitzmaurice & Irma Taavitsainen (eds.) Methods in historical pragmatics, 107-138. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter.

Tanabe, Harumi. 1998. In search of synonyms in the Historical Thesaurus of English and the second edition of the Oxford English Dictionary on CD. Seikei Review of English Studies 2. 57-71.

Tejada-Caller, Paloma. Forthcoming. On "shapelings" and "childlings": A linguistic approach to the emergence of a new cultural borders between the unborn and the new born child in EME (1500-1700). Journal of English Studies.

Tejada-Caller, Palome. 2019. On new-borns and babies. The emergence of new lexical age-stereotypes in Early Modern England. In Teodor Mateoc (ed.), Cultural texts and contexts in the English speaking world (VI): New perspectives. Oradea: Editura Universității din Oradea.

Unebe, Noriko. 2001. Uses of seaweed in Anglo-Saxon England from an ethnographic angle. Journal of Tokyo Kasei Gakuin University, Humanities and Social Science 41. 85-94.

Vea Escarza, Raquel. 2021. Old English verbs of envy: Class membership and grammatical behaviour. In Peter J. Grund & Megan E. Hartman (eds.), Studies in the history of the English language VIII: Boundaries and boundary-crossings in the history of English (Topics in English Linguistics 108). 187-208. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter.

Vázquez González, Juan Gabriel. 2015. ‘Thou com’st in such a questionable shape’: Embodying the cultural model for GHOST across the history of English. In Javier E. Díaz Vera (ed.), Metaphor and metonomy across time and cultures: Perspectives on the sociohistorical linguistics of figurative language, 319-348. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter.

Watanabe, Hideki. 2002. A Thesaurus of Old English revisited. In Henrik Gottlieb, Jens Erik Mogensen & Arne Zettersten (eds.), Symposium on Lexicography X: Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Lexicography. 313-324. Tübingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag.

Wild, Kate. 2010. Angelets, trudgeons and bratlings: the lexicalization of childhood in the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. In Michael Adams (ed.) Cunning passages, contrived corridors: Unexpected essays in the history of lexicography, 289-308. Monza: Polimetrica.

Wotherspoon, Irené. 1992. Historical thesaurus database Using Ingres. Literary and Linguistic Computing 7, 4. 218-225.

Wotherspoon, Irené. 2002. Origin of thill. Notes and Queries 247. 188-190.

Wotherspoon, Irene. 2010. “The making of the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. In Michael Adams (ed.) Cunning passages, contrived corridors: Unexpected essays in the history of lexicography, 271-287. Monza: Polimetrica.


4. Academic reviews of the Thesaurus

Adamska-Sałaciak, Arleta. 2010. C. Kay, J. Roberts, M. Samuels & I. Wotherspoon (eds). Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. International Journal of Lexicography, 23 (2). 227-233.

Brewer, Charlotte. 2010. Christian Kay, Jane Roberts, Michael Samuels, & Irené Wotherspoon (eds). Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. Review of English Studies 61(252). 801-805.

Busse, Beatrix. 2012. A celebration of words and ideas: The stylistic potential of the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. Language and Literature 21:1. 84-92.

Coleman, Julie. Christian Kay, Jane Roberts, Michael Samuels & Irene Wotherspoon (eds.), Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. With additional material from A Thesaurus of Old English.. Word Structure, 6, 2010. 201-213.

Courteau, Sarah L. 2010. A word by any other name. Wilson Quarterly 34(2). 105-106.

Diller, H-J. Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary, with additional material from A Thesaurus of Old English. Anglia, 34, 2010. 319-323.

Görlach, Manfred. Christian Kay, Jane Roberts, Michael Samuels, & Irené Wotherspoon (eds). Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. English Language and Linguistics 15:1. 193-197.

Green, Eugene. Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary, with additional material from A Thesaurus of Old English. Dictionaries 31, 2010. 123-129.

Ilson, Robert. 2011. Review Article: On the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. International Journal of Lexicography, 24 (2). 241-260.

James, Stuart. 2011. Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary: With additional material from A Thesaurus of Old English. Reference Reviews 25(1), 37-40.

Mugglestone, Lynda C. 2010. Much intoxication but little restraint. Reconstructing history through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. Language and History, 53:2, 138-143.

Shapiro, Rebecca. 2015. Abundant treasury: The Historical Thesaurus of the OED. The Age of Johnson 23. 333-346.

Stolk, Sander. 2017. Mapping English metaphor through time. English Studies 98(8), 1004-1006.

Tissari, Heli. 2012. C. Kay et al., Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary. Neuphilologische Mitteilungen, CXIII: 1. 122-126.

Versteegh, Adrian. 2009. World’s Largest Thesaurus Published. Poets & Writers 37(5). 16-17.

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