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The Loss of Negative Concord with Negative PPs. / Zimmermann, Richard.

Current Issues in Medieval England. ed. / Letizia Vezzosi. Berlin : Peter Lang, 2021. p. 273-299 (Studies in English Medieval Language and Literature; Vol. 59).

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Zimmermann, R 2021, The Loss of Negative Concord with Negative PPs. in L Vezzosi (ed.), Current Issues in Medieval England. Studies in English Medieval Language and Literature, vol. 59, Peter Lang, Berlin, pp. 273-299.

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Zimmermann, R. (2021). The Loss of Negative Concord with Negative PPs. In L. Vezzosi (Ed.), Current Issues in Medieval England (pp. 273-299). (Studies in English Medieval Language and Literature; Vol. 59). Peter Lang.

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Zimmermann R. The Loss of Negative Concord with Negative PPs. In Vezzosi L, editor, Current Issues in Medieval England. Berlin: Peter Lang. 2021. p. 273-299. (Studies in English Medieval Language and Literature).

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Zimmermann, Richard. / The Loss of Negative Concord with Negative PPs. Current Issues in Medieval England. editor / Letizia Vezzosi. Berlin : Peter Lang, 2021. pp. 273-299 (Studies in English Medieval Language and Literature).

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