Publications

Books

Schreier, Daniel. 2003. Isolation and Language Change: Contemporary and Sociohistorical Evidence from Tristan da Cunha English (Palgrave Studies in Language Variation 1). Houndmills/Basingstoke, and New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Reviewed in: English Language and Linguistics 8 (2004), pp. 159-63 (rev. by Laura Wright).

Shortlisted for the 2004 BAAL (The British Association of Applied Linguistics) Book Prize.



__ & Karen Lavarello-Schreier. 2003. [Reprinted 2004, 2005]. Tristan da Cunha: History People Language. London: Battlebridge.


__. 2005. Consonant Change in English Worldwide: Synchrony meets Diachrony (Palgrave Studies in Language History and Language Change 3). Houndmills/Basingstoke, and New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Reviewed in: Journal of Sociolinguistics 10/5 (2006), pp. 690-4 (rev. by Stephanie Hackert); Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik 32/2 (2007), pp. 350-4 (rev. by Ulrike Gut); English World-Wide 28/3 (2007), pp. 332-8 (rev. by David Britain)

__. 2008. St Helenian English: Origins, Evolution and Variation (Series Varieties of English Around the World G37). Amsterdam and Philadelphia: Benjamins.

Reviewed in: LinguistList (2009), http://linguistlist.org/issues/20/20-2557.html (rev. by Stefan Dollinger); World Englishes 29.2 (2010), pp. 322-24 (rev. by Lars Hinrichs); English World-Wide 31.2 (2010), pp. 221-5 (rev. by Tyler Kendall); Diachronica 21.1 (2010), pp. 166-9 (rev. by Christian Mair); Journal of Sociolinguistics 16.2 (2012), pp. 287-9 (rev. by Vineeta Chand).


Jucker, Andreas H., Daniel Schreier & Marianne Hundt (eds.). 2009. Corpora: Pragmatics and Discourse (Papers from the 29th International Conference on English Language Research on Computerized Corpora; ICAME 29). Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi.

Reviewed in: LinguistList (2010), http://linguistlist.org/pubs/reviews/get-review.cfm?SubID=2639197 (rev. by Lamont D. Antieau);

__, Peter Trudgill, Edgar Schneider & Jeffrey P. Williams (eds.). 2010. The Lesser-Known Varieties of English: An introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Studies in English Language Series).

Reviewed in: English World-Wide 33/2 (2012), pp. 221-4 (rev. by David Deterding)

__ & Karen Lavarello-Schreier. 2011. Tristan da Cunha and the Tristanians. London: Battlebridge.

__ & Marianne Hundt (eds.). 2013. English as a Contact Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Studies in English Language Series).

Reviewed in: Journal of English as a Lingua Franca (JELF) 3, 2 (2014). pp. 425-8 (rev. by Jan Blommaert), Journal of Sociolinguistics 18, 1 (2014), pp 119-22 (rev. by Vineeta Chand)

__. 2014.  Variation and Change in English: an introduction (Grundlagen der Anglistik und Amerikanistik 39). Berlin: ESV.

Pfenninger, Simone, Olga Timofeeva, Anne Gardner, Alpo Honkapohja, Marianne Hundt and Daniel Schreier (eds.). 2014. Contact, Variation and Change in the History of English (Studies in Language Companion Series 159). Amsterdam and Philadelphia: Benjamins.

Auer, Anita, Daniel Schreier & Richard J. Watts (eds.). 2015. Letter Writing and Language Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Studies in English Language Series).

Forthcoming

Williams, Jeffrey P., Edgar W. Schneider, Peter Trudgill, & Daniel Schreier (eds.) 2015. The Lesser-Known Varieties of English: Further Case Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Studies in English Language Series).

__. fc. Sociolinguistics and the New Englishes. (Language in Society Series). Oxford and New York: Wiley Blackwell.

Schreier, Daniel, Marianne Hundt & Edgar W. Schneider, eds. fc 2018. The Cambridge Handbook of World Englishes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

ARTICLES

2017

Schreier, Daniel. 2017. "Dialect formation in isolated communities." Annual Review of Linguistics 3: 347-62.

__. 2017. "Early Twentieth-Century Tristan da Cunha h'English." In Hickey, Raymond, ed. Listening to the Past: Audio Records of Accents of English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Studies in English Language Series). 484-501.

__, Nicole Eberle & Danae Perez. 2017. "Settler varieties." In Canagarajah, Suresh, ed. The Routledge Handbook of Migration and Language. London: Routledge. 243-57.

2016

Nigsch Rathore, Claudia, & Daniel Schreier. 2016. " 'Our heart is still in Africa': Twice migration and its sociolinguistic consequences." Language in Society 45, 2: 163-191.  

____, & Daniel Schreier. 2016b. "Indian English in Uganda: The historical sociolinguistics of a migrant community." In Meierkord, Christiane, Saudah Namyalo & Bebwa Isingoma, eds. Ugandan English: Its sociolinguistics, structure and uses in a globalising post-protectorate (Series Varieties of English around the World G59). Amsterdam: Benjamins. 251-74.

Schreier, Daniel. 2016. "Super-leveling, fraying-out, internal restructuring: A century of present be concord in Tristan da Cunha English." Language Variation and Change 28.2: 203-24.

___. 2016. "Contact histories and simplification: Some typological and sociolinguistic considerations." In Seiler, Guido & Raffaela Bächler (eds.). Complexity, Isolation and Variation. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 139-57.

Review of Biewer, Caroline. "South Pacific Englishes: A sociolinguistic and morphosyntactic profile of Fiji English, Samoan English and Cook Islands English." Journal of Sociolinguistics 16, 1: 113-7.

Review of Rosen, Anna. "Grammatical variation and change in Jersey English" (Varieties of English around the World VEAW G48). English World-Wide 37, 2: 221-4.

Review of Bakker, Peter & Matras, Yaron, eds. "Contact languages: A comprehensive guide." World Englishes 35, 3: 480-3.

2015

Schreier, Daniel. 2015. "Hypercorrection and the persistence of local dialect features in writing." In Auer, Anita, Daniel Schreier & Richard J. Watts (eds.). Letter Writing and Language Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Studies in English Language Series). 264-76.

Auer, Anita, __ & Richard J. Watts. 2015. "Epilogue: Where next?" In Auer, Anita, Daniel Schreier & Richard J. Watts (eds.). Letter Writing and Language Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Studies in English Language Series). 277-87.

Williams, Jeffrey P. , Edgar W. Schneider, Peter Trudgill & Daniel Schreier. 2015. "Introduction." In Williams, Jeffrey P., Edgar W. Schneider, Peter Trudgill, & Daniel Schreier (eds.). The Lesser-Known Varieties of English: Further Case Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Studies in English Language Series). 1-7.

2014

Schreier, Daniel. 2014a. "Koinéisation and historical phonology." In: Honeybone, Patrick & Joseph C. Salmons, eds. The Handbook of Historical Phonology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Schreier, Daniel. 2014b. "On cafeterias and new dialects: the role of primary transmitters." In Buschfeld, Sarah, Thomas Hoffmann, Magnus Huber and Alexander Kautzsch, eds. The Evolution of Englishes. The Dynamic Model and beyond. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 231-48. 

__ & Danae Perez-Inofuentes. 2014. "Isolated varieties." In Filppula, Markku, Juhani Klemola, and Devyani Sharma (eds.). The Handbook of World Englishes. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Schneider, Edgar W., Marianne Hundt & Daniel Schreier. "The times they are a-changin' - and so are the editors of EWW." English World-Wide 35.1: 1-5. 

Pfenninger, Simone, Olga Timofeeva, Anne-Christine Gardner, Alpo Honkapohja, Marianne Hundt & Daniel Schreier. "At the crossroads of language change, variation, and contact." In Pfenninger, Simone, Olga Timofeeva, Anne-Christine Gardner, Alpo Honkapohja, Marianne Hundt & Daniel Schreier, eds. Contact, Variation and Change in the History of English (SCLS 159). Amsterdam: Benjamins. 1-8.

2013

Schreier, Daniel. 2013a. "Collecting ethnographic and sociolinguistic data." In Krug, Manfred & Julia Schlüter, eds. Research Methods in Language Variation and Change (Studies in English Language Series). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.1-23.

Schreier, Daniel. 2013b. “English as a contact language: lesser-known varieties.” In Schreier, Daniel & Marianne Hundt (eds.) English as a Contact Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Studies in English Language Series). 149-64.

Eberle, Nicole & Daniel Schreier. 2013. "African Bermudian English and the Caribbean connection." English World-Wide 34:3. 279-304.

Marianne Hundt & Daniel Schreier. 2013. “Nothing but a contact language...” In Schreier, Daniel & Marianne Hundt (eds.) English as a Contact Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Studies in English Language Series). 1-17. 

2012

Schreier, Daniel. 2012a. “Words and the New Englishes: Borrowing as evidence of contact and ancestral effects.” In Chevalier, Sarah & Thomas Honegger, eds. Words, word, words: Philology and beyond. Festschrift for Andreas Fischer on the occasion of his 65th birthday. Tübingen: Francke. 165-80.

__. 2012b. "The impact of migratory movements on linguistic systems: Transplanted speech communities and varieties from a historical sociolinguistic perspective." In J.M. Hernández-Campoy & J. Camilo Conde-Sylvestre, eds. The Handbook of Historical Sociolinguistics. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. 534-51

__. 2012c. "Second-language varieties of English." In: Brinton, Laurel & Alexander Bergs, eds. Historical Linguistics of English: An International Handbook. Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter. 2106-20.

__. 2012d. "Phonological inventories." In Hickey, Raymond, ed. Areal Features of the Anglophone World (Topics in English Linguistics Series). Berlin and New York: Mouton de Gruyter. 277-97.

__. 2012e. "Varieties resistant to standardisation." In Hickey, Raymond, ed. Standards of English. Codified Varieties around the World (Studies in English Language Series). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 369-86.

2010

Schreier, Daniel & Laura Wright. 2010. “Earliest St Helenian English in writing: Evidence from the St Helena Consultations (1682-1723).” In Hickey, Raymond, ed. Varieties in Writing: The Written Word as Linguistic Evidence. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: Benjamins. 245-62.

Schreier, Daniel, Peter Trudgill, Edgar Schneider & Jeffrey P. Williams. 2010. "Introduction." In Schreier, Daniel, Peter Trudgill, Edgar Schneider & Jeffrey P. Williams, eds. The Lesser-Known Varieties of English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1-14.

Schreier, Daniel. 2010a. "Tristan da Cunha." In Schreier, Daniel, Peter Trudgill, Edgar Schneider & Jeffrey P. Williams, eds. The Lesser-Known Varieties of English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 245-60.

__. 2010b. "St Helena." In Schreier, Daniel, Peter Trudgill, Edgar Schneider & Jeffrey P. Williams, eds. The Lesser-Kown Varieties of English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 224-44.

__. 2010c. "The consequences of migration and colonialism II: Overseas varieties." In: Auer, Peter & Jürgen E. Schmidt, eds. Language and Space: An International Handbook of Linguistic Variation. Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter. 451-67.

2009

Jucker, Andreas H., Daniel Schreier & Marianne Hundt. 2009. "Corpus linguistics, pragmatics and discourse." In Jucker, Andreas H., Daniel Schreier & Marianne Hundt (eds.). Corpora: Pragmatics and Discourse (Papers from the 29th International Conference on English Language Research on Computerized Corpora; ICAME 29). Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi. 1-10.

Schreier, Daniel. 2009a. "How diagnostic are English universals?" In Filppula, Markku, Juhani Klemola & Heli Pitkänen, eds. Vernacular Universals and Language Contacts: Evidence from Varieties of English and Beyond. London: Routledge. 57-79.

__. 2009b. "Language in isolation, and its implications for variation and change." Blackwell Language and Linguistics Compass 3. 682-99.

__. 2009c. "Assessing the status of lesser-known varieties of English." English Today 25.1: 19-24.

2008

Schreier, Daniel. 2008. "Non-standardisation." In Locher, Miriam A. & Jürg Strässler, eds. Standards and Norms in the English Language (Contributions to the Sociology of Language [CSL] 95). Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

2007

Schreier, Daniel. 2007. “From individual to social significance: Greeting as an act of identity.” In: Skandera, Paul, ed. Phraseology and Culture in English (Topics in English Linguistics Series 54). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 353-74.

2006

Schreier, Daniel. 2006a. "The backyard as a dialect boundary? Individuation, linguistic heterogeneity and sociolinguistic eccentricity in a small speech community." Journal of English Linguistics 34: 26-57.

__, & Peter Trudgill. 2006. "The segmental phonology of 19th century Tristan da Cunha English: Convergence and local innovation." English Language and Linguistics 10: 119-41.

Trudgill, Peter & Daniel Schreier. 2006. "Greece and Cyprus / Griechenland und Zypern." In: Ammon, Ulrich, Norbert Dittmar, Klaus J. Mattheier & Peter Trudgill, eds. International Handbook of Language and Society / Ein internationales Handbuch zur Wissenschaft von Sprache und Gesellschaft 3 (2nd ed.). Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter. 1881-8.

__, Andrea Sudbury & Sheila Wilson. 2006. "English in the South Atlantic / Englisch im Südatlantik." In: Ammon, Ulrich, Norbert Dittmar, Klaus J. Mattheier & Peter Trudgill, eds. International Handbook of Language and Society / Ein internationales Handbuch zur Wissenschaft von Sprache und Gesellschaft 3 (2nd ed.). Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter. 2131-7.

Review of Jones, Mari C. and Ishtla Singh. 2005. "Exploring Language Change." London and New York: Routledge. Journal of Sociolinguistics 10 (2006).

Review of Wiley, Terrence G. 2005. "Literacy and Language Diversity in the United States" (2nd ed.). Washington DC: Center for Applied Linguistics. Multilingua 25 (2006).

2005

Schreier, Daniel. 2005a. "On the loss of preaspiration in Early Middle English." Transactions of the Philological Society 103: 99-112.

__. 2005b. "#CCV- > #CV-: Corpus-based evidence of historical change in English phonotactics." In Conde-Silvestre, Juan Camilo & Juan Manuel Hernãndez-Campoy, eds. Sociolinguistics and the History of English: Perspectives and Problems (Special issue of the International Journal of English Studies, 5.1): 77-99.

Review of Gordon, Elizabeth, Lyle Campbell, Jennifer Hay, Margaret Maclagan, Andrea Sudbury & Peter Trudgill. 2004. "New Zealand English: Its origins and evolution." Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. English World-Wide 26 (2005): 352-8.

2004

Trudgill, Peter, Daniel Schreier, Daniel Long & Jeffrey P. Williams. 2004. "On the reversibility of mergers: /w/, /v/ and evidence from lesser-known Englishes." Folia Linguistica Historica, Vol. XXIV/1-2: 23-45.

Hay, Jennifer & Daniel Schreier. 2004. "Reversing the trajectory of language change: Subject-Verb agreement with BE in New Zealand English." Language Variation and Change 16: 209-35.

Schreier, Daniel. 2004. "English transported to the South Atlantic Ocean: Tristan da Cunha." In: Hickey, Raymond, ed. Transplanted Dialects. The Legacy of Colonial English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 387-401.

Review of Crystal, David. 2004. The Stories of English. Penguin/Allen Lane. English World-Wide 26 (2005): 243-5.

2003

Schreier, Daniel. 2003a. "Tracing the history of dialect transplantation in post-colonial English: The case of 3rd person singular zero on Tristan da Cunha." Folia Linguistica Historica XXIII/1-2: 115-31.

__. 2003b. "An East Anglian in the South Atlantic? Interpreting morphosyntactic resemblances in terms of direct input, parallel development, and linguistic contact." In: Britain, David & Jenny Cheshire, eds. Social Dialectology. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: Benjamins. 81-96.

__. 2003c. "Insularity and linguistic endemicity." Journal of English Linguistics 31: 249-72.

__. 2003d. "Convergence and language shift in New Zealand: Consonant cluster reduction in 19th century Maori English." Journal of Sociolinguistics 7: 378-91.

__, Elizabeth Gordon, Jennifer Hay & Margaret Maclagan. 2003. "The regional and sociolinguistic dimension of /hw-/ maintenance and loss in early 20th century New Zealand English." English World-Wide 24: 245-69.

Review of Paulston, Christina Bratt & G. Richard Tucker, eds. 2003. "Sociolinguistics: The essential readings." Oxford and Malden MA: Blackwell. English World-Wide 24 (2003): 314-7.

2002

Schreier, Daniel. 2002a. "Terra incognita in the Anglophone world: Tristan da Cunha, South Atlantic Ocean." English World-Wide 23: 1-29.

__. 2002b. "Past be in Tristan da Cunha: The rise and fall of categoricality in language change." American Speech 77: 70-99.

__. 2002c. "English on the world's loneliest island." Department of English Concordia (Newsletter of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at NC State University). Vol. 2: 6.

__. 2002d. "Dynamic mixing or archaic retention? The ambiguous case of 'completive done' in Tristan da Cunha English." Diachronica 19: 135-76.

2001

Schreier, Daniel. 2001. "The world's loneliest dialect." Language Magazine of Communication and Education 1: 28-31. [Reprinted in Wolfram, Walt & Ben Ward, eds. 2005. Voices of American English, pp. 210-4. Oxford/Malden MA: Blackwell]

1998

Schreier, Daniel. 1998. "Reaction times in on-line processing of code-switches." Travaux Neuchâtelois en Linguistique (TRANEL) 28: 103-23.

In Press/Forthcoming

__. fc. 2018. "World Englishes and their dialect roots." In Schreier, Daniel, Marianne Hundt and Edgar W. Schneider, eds. The Cambridge Handbook of World Englishes. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Schneider, Gerold, Daniel Schreier & Marianne Hundt. in prep. "Pluralized non-count nouns across Englishes: a corpus-linguistic approach to dialect typology."