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Donka Minkova awarded a Doctor Honoris Causa by the oldest higher education institution
in Bulgaria, the University of Sofia, May 2016
Studies in the History of the English Language, SHEL-10:
June 2-4,2017, University of Kansas, Lawrence
Last but not Least: Domain Edges in the History of English
Summer School in Old and Middle English: July 18-27, 2017, Naxos, Greece
Old English phonology and meter (Donka Minkova, UCLA)
How did English change? A basic course in Old English and the circumstances that led to its modern
appearance (Olga Fischer, University of Amsterdam)
Variation in Old and Middle English (Nikolaos Lavidas, Univ. of Thessaloniki)
Historical sociolinguistics: Old and Middle English (Alexander Bergs, University of Osnabrück)
Diachronic Phonotactics Workshop
September 7-8, University of Vienna, Austria
The history of –n loss in English: phonotactics, lexical, and grammatical specificity
Frontiers in Comparative Metrics 3
September 29-30,2017, Tallinn University, Estonia
Third Edinburgh Symposium on Historical Phonology
30th November–1st December 2017, Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh
International Conference on English Historical Linguistics, ICEHL 20
27-31 August 2018, University of Edinburgh
A HISTORICAL PHONOLOGY OF ENGLISH
Edinburgh University Press and Oxford UP (North America), 2014
Linguist List, 25.4162, Oct. 2014 LINK
Linguistics and English Language (U of Edinburgh)LINK
Diachronica, 31(3), 457-463 (DOI: 10.1075/dia.31.3.06ful) LINK
Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 115(3) (2014), 379-385 LINK
Journal of Germanic Linguistics 28, no. 3 (2016): 266-272
2499-/7949C7D00C5C4E786E230F0C30E353AF/core-reader – core-reader-toc
Anglia 134, no. 3 (2016): 521-527 LINK
PHONOLOGICAL WEAKNESS IN ENGLISH. FROM OLD TO
Collected and edited by D. Minkova. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire
and New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. (9 August 2009; ISBN
English Language and Linguistics 15.3 LINK
Anglia / Zeitschr. für engl. Philologie: 2012 vol:130:1
Book notes in: English Studies, Vol. 92, No. 7, Linguistics, Folia Linguistica, The Annual Bibliography
of English Language and Literature
ENGLISH WORDS: HISTORY AND STRUCTURE
Second Edition. With Robert Stockwell. Cambridge: CUP. 2009.
The Linguist List: Vol-13-5, January 2002 LINK
Forum for Modern Language Studies 2003 vol: 39 p. 117;
Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics, Vol. 7:2.
Review of revised edition in: Language in Society 40:3 (2011) LINK
WORKBOOK AND ANSWER KEYS
EMPIRICAL AND ANALYTICAL ADVANCES IN THE STUDY OF
ENGLISH LANGUAGE CHANGE
Co-edited with Susan Fitzmaurice (University of Sheffield). TIEL (Topics in
English Linguistics), Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2008.
CHAUCER AND THE CHALLENGES OF MEDIEVALISM. STUDIES
IN HONOR OF H.A. KELLY
Hamburg and Bern: Peter Lang Verlag. 2003. Co-edited with Theresa
Reviewed in Speculum. 80, no. 1, (2005): 366
ALLITERATION AND SOUND CHANGE IN EARLY ENGLISH
Cambridge Studies in Linguistics 101. Cambridge: Cambridge University
The Linguist List 14.2625 (Sept. 2003) LINK
Anglia, Zeitschrift für englische Philologie- 124, no. 3, (2006): 494-497.
Diachronica, Vol. 22, Number 2, 2005 , pp. 438-445 (8) LINK
English Language and Linguistics, 2003, 7, 2, Nov, 347-351
JEGP, Journal of English and Germanic philology. 104, no. 3, (2005): 394
Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 36:1, June 2006, 104-107 LINK
Language, Volume 81, Number 3, September 2005, pp. 745-748 LINK
Medium Ævum (73:2) 2004, 328-9
Neuphilologische Mitteilungen, 106: 4, 2005, 503-505
Speculum (80:4), 2005, 1331-1333 LINK
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STUDIES IN THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: A
Topics in English Linguistics 39, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 2002. With R.
Stockwell. Paperback printing 2003.
“Foreword.” by D. Minkova and R. Stockwell, p. 1-18
The Linguist List
Language, Volume 80, Number 3, September 2004, 601-605 LINK
Papers in Generative Linguistics, Vol. 32:1, Spring 2002
Journal of Germanic Linguistics, Vol. 15.3, September 2003, 281-292 LINK
Journal of English and Germanic Philology (103:3) 2004, 381-2
THE HISTORY OF FINAL VOWELS IN ENGLISH. THE SOUND OF
Topics in English Linguistics 4; Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter,
Reviewed in: Bulletin de la Société de Linguistique de Paris, Paris, 87/2, 1992 (1993), 204-206
Linguistics, Vol. 31, 1993, 194-198
Phonology, Vol. 11, No. 2, 1994, 361-364
Word, Vol. 45, No.1. April 1994, 45-50
Contrastive Linguistics, Vol. XIX, No. 3-4, 1994, 80-84
Lingua, Vol. 47, 1992
Incontri Linguistici, Vol. 15, 1992 (1993) 166-167
Diachronica, Vol. X/1 (1993) p. 158
NADS, Vol. 000
Research Articles and Book Chapters
English Historical Metrics Old English
English Historical Phonology Middle English
English Historical Morphology &
Year Title Categories
2015 Establishing phonemic contrast in written sources. In P. Honeybone and J. Salmons (eds.) The
Oxford Handbook of Historical Phonology, 72-85. OUP. LINK
2015 A U-turn and its consequences for the history of final schwa in English. In Christina Sanchez-
Stockhammer (ed.) Studies in Variation, Contacts and Change in English (VARIENG), Volume
16, 2015. LINK, ABSTRACT
2015 Metrical resolution, spelling, and the reconstruction of Old English syllabification. In Studies in
the History of the English Language VI: Evidence and Method in Histories of English, edited by
M. Adams, R. D. Fulk, and L. Brinton. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2015, 137-161. LINK
2014 Dialect, rhyme, and emendation in Sir Tristrem, with Ad Putter and Judith Jefferson. JEGP Vol.
113, No. 1, 2014, pp. 73-93 LINK
2014 Perfect and Imperfect Rhyme: Romances in the abab Tradition. Studies in Philology, 2014:
111:4, 631-651. With Ad Putter and Judith Jefferson LINK
2013 Reconstructing stress in Old and Middle English. In Research Methods in Language Variation
and Change, ed. by Manfred Krug and Julia Schlüter. Cambridge University Press, 2013, 260-
Full Bibliography Page 4 of 9
Year Title Categories
2012 “Prosody”. In English Historical Linguistics. An International Handbook, ed. by Alexander Bergs
and Laurel Brinton. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, Handbücher zur Sprach- und
Kommunikationswissenschaft, 2012, 113-129. LINK
2012 Syllable weight and the weak-verb paradigms in Old English. In Denison, David and Ricardo
Bermúdez-Otero et al.(eds.). Analysing Older English. Cambridge: CUP, 2012, 194-212. LINK
2011 Phonemically contrastive fricatives in Old English? English Language and Linguistics, 15:1,
(2011) p.31-60. LINK
2009 “Diagnostics of metricality in Middle English alliterative verse” In Judith Jefferson and Ad Putter
(eds.), Approaches to the Metres of Alliterative Verse, Leeds Texts and Monographs, New
Series 17, 2009, 77-114. LINK
2009 “On the meter of Middle English alliterative verse”. In Aroui, Jean-Louis & Andy Arleo (eds.)
Towards a Typology of Poetic Forms: From language to metrics and beyond. Amsterdam: John
Benjamins Publishing Co, 2009, p. p. 207-225.
2009 “Inflectional syncope: notes on the weak preterites in Middle and early Modern English”. In
Minkova. D. (ed.) Phonological Weakness in English. From Old to Present-Day English, 316-
346. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
2008 “Phonology: Segmental Histories”. For A Companion to the History of the English Language, ed.
by Haruko Momma and Michael Matto, Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 54,
Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008. With Robert Stockwell, 29-42. LINK
2008 Prefixation and stress in Old English. Word Structure Volume 1: 1, 21-52, 2008. LINK Phonology;
2007 The Forms of Speech. In A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture, ed. by Peter
Brown. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing 2007, 159-176. LINK
2007 The Forms of Verse. In A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture, ed. by Peter
Brown. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2007, 176-197. LINK
2006 “English Words”. In The Handbook of English Linguistics, ed. by Bas Aarts and April McMahon,
Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2006, 459-483. With Robert Stockwell. LINK
2006 “Randomness or Design in the Formation of a Standardized Phonemic Inventory”. In The
Beginnings of Standardization. Language and Culture in Fourteenth-Century England, ed. by
Ursula Schaefer. Frankfurt am Main etc.: Peter Lang 2006, 147-173. LINK
2006 “Old and Middle English Prosody”. In The Handbook of the History of English, ed. by Ans van
Kemenade and Bettelou Los, Oxford, Blackwell Publishing. 2006, 95-125. LINK
2005 “Chaucer’s Language: Pronunciation, Morphology, Metre”, in Chaucer: An Oxford Guide, ed. by
Steve Ellis, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2005. 130-158. LINK
2005 Donka Minkova and Robert Stockwell. “Clash avoidance in morphologically derived words in
Middle English. (Why [-hʊd] but [-dəm]?)” In Rethinking Middle English. Linguistic and Literary
Approaches, ed. by Nikolaus Ritt and Herbert Schendl. Bern: Peter Lang, 2005, 263-280.
2004 “Philology, linguistics, and the history of [hw] ~[w]”. Unfolding Conversations: Studies in the
History of the English Language II: ed. by A. Curzan and K. Emmons. Berlin: Mouton de
Gruyter, 2004, 6-46. LINK
2003 Donka Minkova and Robert Stockwell. “Editorial Emendation and the Chaucerian Metrical
Template.” In Chaucer and the Challenges of Medievalism. Studies in Honor of H. A. Kelly, ed.
by D. Minkova and Th. Tinkle. Bern: Peter Lang Verlag, 2003, 129-140.
2003 Donka Minkova and Robert Stockwell. “English vowel shifts and ‘optimal’ diphthongs: Is there a
logical link?” In: D. Eric Holt (ed.) Optimality Theory and Language Change, Kluwer Academic
Publishers: The Netherlands, 2003, 169—190. LINK
2002 Robert Stockwell and Donka Minkova. “Interpreting the Old and Middle English close vowels”.
Language Sciences. Vol. 24, no. 3-4, April 2002. 447-458. LINK
2002 Ablaut reduplication in English: the criss-crossing of prosody and verbal art. English Language
and Linguistics, 6:1 (2002), 133-171. LINK
2001 Robert Stockwell and Donka Minkova. “The partial-contact origins of English pentameter verse:
The Anglicization of an Italian model”, in Dieter Kastovsky and Arthur Mettinger (eds.),
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Year Title Categories
Language Contact in the History of English, Frankfurt am Mein; Berlin: Peter Lang Verlag, 2001,
2000 Robert Stockwell and Donka Minkova. “What happened to Old English Clitic Pronouns and
Why?” In Words: Structure, Meaning, Function, ed. by Christiane Dalton-Puffer and Nikolaus
Ritt. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 2000, 289-308.
2000 Middle English prosodic innovations and their testability in verse, Placing Middle English in
Context, ed. by Irma Taavitsainen, Terttu Nevalainen,Päivi Pahta, and Matti Rissanen, Berlin:
Mouton de Gruyter 2000, 431-461.
2000 “Syllable Onset in the history of English”, in Generative Theory and Corpus Studies: A Dialogue
from 10 ICEHL, ed. by Ricardo, Bermúdez-Otero, David Denison, Richard Hogg and C. B.
McCully. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2000, 498-540.
1999 Robert Stockwell and Donka Minkova. “Explanations of sound change: contradictions between
dialect data and theories of chain shifting”, Dialectal Variation in English: Proceedings of the
Harold Orton Centenary Conference 1998, edited by Clive Upton and Katie Wales. Leeds
Studies in English, New Series Vol. XXX, 1999, 82-103. LINK
1998 “Velars and palatals in Old English alliteration”, in Historical Linguistics 1997, ed. by Monika
Schmid, Jennifer Austin and Dieter Stein, Amsterdam, John Benjamins, 1998, 269-291.
1998 Donka Minkova and Robert Stockwell. “The origins of long-short allomorphy in English”, in
Advances in English Historical Linguistics, ed. by Jacek Fisiak and Marcin Krygier, Berlin:
Mouton de Gruyter, 1998, 211-241. LINK
1998 Donka Minkova and Robert Stockwell. “Are diphthongs neglected?” Publications of the
American Dialect Society 80: Conference Papers on American English and the International
Phonetic Alphabet, 1998. Ed. By Arthur Bronstein, 34-50.
1997 Robert Stockwell and Donka Minkova. “Prosody”. Chapter Four in A Beowulf Handbook, ed. by
Robert E. Bjork and John D. Niles. Univ. of Nebraska Press and Exeter University Press, 1997.
1997 Robert Stockwell and Donka Minkova. “Against the Notion ‘Metrical Grammar'” In Irmengard
Rauch and Gerald Carr (eds.) Insights in Germanic Linguistics II, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter,
1997 “Constraint ranking in Middle English stress-shifting”. English Language and Linguistics, (CUP),
Vol. I, No. 1. 1997, 135-175. LINK
1997 Donka Minkova and Robert Stockwell. “Chaucerian phonemics: evidence and interpretation.” In
Language History and Linguistic Modelling ed. by Raymond Hickey and Stanislaw Puppel,
1997, Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter. 29-59.
1997 Robert Stockwell and Donka Minkova. “On Drifts and Shifts”. Stidia Anglica Poznaniensia XXXI,
1997 “The Credibility of Pseudo-Alfred: Prosodic Insights into Post-Conquest Mongrel Meter”. Modern
Philology, Vol. 94, No. 4, May 1997, 427-455. LINK
1997 Robert Stockwell and Donka Minkova. “Old English Metrics and the Phonology of Resolution”,
Germanic Studies in Honor of Anatloly Liberman, NOWELE, (North-Western European
Language Evolution, Odense, Denmark) Vol. 31/32, October 1997, 389-406. LINK
1997 Donka Minkova and Robert Stockwell. “Against the emergence of the nuclear stress rule in
Middle English”. With Robert Stockwell: Studies in Middle English, ed. by Jacek Fisiak, Berlin:
Mouton de Gruyter, 1997, 301-335. *D. Minkova is responsible for 80% of the writing. All other
collaborative work was equally divided between the two authors. LINK
1996 “Non-primary stress in Early Middle English accentual-syllabic verse.” English Historical Metrics.
1996. Ed. by J. J. Anderson and C. B. McCully. Cambridge: CUP, 95-120.
1996 “Verse structure as evidence for prosodic reconstruction in Old English,” Amsterdam Studies in
the Theory and History of Linguistics Science. Series 4,1996, Issue 135, ed. by Derek Britton,
Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 13-38.
1994 Stockwell, R. and D. Minkova “Kuhn’s laws and rise of verb-second syntax.” Language Change
and Language Structure: Older Germanic Languages in a Comparative Perspective, ed. by Toril
Swan, Endre Mørck, Olaf Jansen Westwik. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1994, 213-233.
1994 Donka Minkova and Robert P. Stockwell. “Syllable weight, prosody, and meter in Old English.”
Diachronica XI:1, (1994), 35-65. LINK
1993 “On leap-frogging in historical phonology,” in Papers from the Tenth International Conference
on Historical Linguistics Amsterdam. ed. by Jaap van Marle. Amsterdam Studies in the Theory
and History of Linguistic Science. Series IV, Current Issues in Linguistic Theory. Vol. 107.
Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 1993, pp. 211-229.
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Year Title Categories
1992 Donka Minkova and Robert P. Stockwell. “On the Role of Prosodic Features in Syntactic
Change.” Internal and External Factors in Syntactic Change, ed. by Marinel Gerritsen and
Dieter Stein, Trends in Linguistics, Studies and Monographs 61, 1992. Berlin: Mouton de
1992 Donka Minkova and Robert P. Stockwell. “Homorganic clusters as moric busters in the history
of English: the case of -ld, -nd, -mb”. History of Englishes: New Methods and Interpretations in
Historical Linguistics, ed. by Matti Rissanen, Ossi Ihalainen et al. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter,
1992 Stockwell, R. and D. Minkova “Kuhn’s Laws and Verb-Second:On Kendall’s theory of syntactic
displacement in Beowulf”. On Germanic Linguistics, ed. by Irmengard Rauch, Gerald F. Carr
and R. Kyes. Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, 1992, 315-337.
1992 “Verse Structure in the Middle English Genesis and Exodus.” Journal of English and Germanic
Philology, 91:2, (1992) 157-179. LINK
1992 Donka Minkova and Robert P. Stockwell. “Poetic Influence on Prose Word Order in Old
English.” In Evidence for Old English: Material and Theoretical Bases for Reconstruction.
Edinburgh Studies in the English Language 2. ed. by Fran Colman. John Donald Publishers Ltd.
Edinburgh. 1992, pp. 142-155.
1991 Stockwell, R. and D. Minkova. “Subordination and word order change in the History of English.”
in Historical English Syntax: Topics in English Linguistics 2, ed. by Dieter Kastovsky, Mouton de
Gruyter: Berlin, 1991, 367-409.
1990 Stockwell, R. and D. Minkova. “Verb phrase conjunction in Old English”, in Histrorical
Linguistics 1987, ed. by Henning Andersen and Konrad Koerner, Amsterdam: John Benjamins
1990 “Adjectival inflexion relics and speech rhythm in Late Middle and Early Modern English”. Papers
from the 5th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics, ed. by S. Adamson,
Vivien Law, Nigel Vincent and Susan Wright. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 1990,
1990 D. Minkova and R. Stockwell. “Early Modern English Vowels: More O’Lass” Diachronica VII: 2.
(1990) 199-215. LINK
1988 Stockwell, R. and D. Minkova “The English Vowel Shift: Problems of Coherence and
Explanation”. In Luick Revisited, Papers read at the Luick-Symposium at Schloß Liechtenstein,
15.-18.9.1985, ed. by Dieter Kastovsky and G. Bauer. Günter Narr Verlag, Tübingen, 1988,
355-395. Reprinted with commentary in Il Great Vowel Shift. Dalla fenomenologia dei dati ai
modelli d’interpretazione, ed. by Antonio Bertacca, Roma: Il Calamo, 1994. LINK
1988 Stockwell, R. and D. Minkova “A Rejoinder to Lass”, in Luick Revisited, Papers read at the
Luick-Symposium at Schloß Liechtenstein, 15.-18.9.1985, ed. by Dieter Kastovsky and Gero
Bauer. Günter Narr Verlag, Tübingen, 1988, 411-419. LINK
1987 The prosodic character of early schwa deletion in English. Papers from the 7th International
Conference on Historical Linguistics, ed. by Anna Giacalone Ramat, Onforio Carruba, and
Giuliano Bernini, John Benjamins: Amsterdam/Philadelphia. 1987, 445-458.
1985 Of rhyme and reason: Some foot-governed quantity changes in English. Papers from the Fourth
International Conference on Historical Linguistics, ed. By R. Eaton, O. Fischer, W. Koopman,
F.van der Leek, John Benjamins, Amsterdam/Philadelphia, 1985, 162-179.
1984 “On the hierarchy of factors leading to schwa loss in Middle English,” in Neuphilologische
Mitteilungen Vol. LXXXV/4, 445-54, 1984, revised version of “A classification of factors leading
to schwa loss in Middle English” in University of Sofia English Papers, Vol. II, 160-86, 1983.
1984 “Early Middle English metric elision and schwa deletion,” in English Historical Linguistics:
Studies in Development. CECTAL Conference Papers Series No. 3, ed. by Norman F. Blake
and Charles Jones, Sheffield, 1984, 56-67.
1983 Фонологични и морфологични проблеми на изпадането на крайното –е в
средноанглийския период. [Phonological and morphological problems of the loss of final-e in
Middle English], a monograph based on the Ph.D. thesis, Sofia University Press, 36 pp. 1983.
1982 “The Environment for Middle English Open Syllable Lengthening,” in Folia Linguistica Historica,
III/1, 1982, 29-58. LINK
1981 “Middle English final -e from a phonemic point of view,” in Work in Progress, Dept. of
Linguistics, Edinburgh University, Vol. 15, 27-45. Revised version in Current Topics in English
Historical Linguistics, Odense University Studies in English, Vol. 4, 191-210, 1981.
1978 “Unstressed final -e in the Ormulum,” English Studies. Sofia, Vol. I, 1978, 162-81. Metrics;
Ambisyllabicity in English: present and past. With Kie Ross Zuraw. In M. Kytö and P. Pahta (eds.) Handbook of English Historical
Linguistics, Cambridge University Press. Publication projected January 2016 LINK (first proofs)LINK
English word clipping in a diachronic perspective in Hubert Cuyckens, Hendrik De Smet, Liesbet Heyvaert & Peter Petré (eds. )
Papers from ICEHL 18, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2016. LINK
Prosody-meter correspondences in late Old English and in the Middle English Poema Morale in Neidorf, L. et al. (eds.) Boydell
and Brewer LINK
Genre, audience, and scribal adaptation to language change: The case of infinitival marking. With Emily Runde. Submitted in
January 2016. LINK
Middle English Open Syllable Lengthening, syllabification and foot construction. With Nikolaus Ritt. Paper presented at the First
Edinburgh Historical Phonology Symposium, December 2015. LINK
Language tests for the identification of Middle English Tail-Rhyme Romances, in The Transmission of Medieval Romance, ed. by
Ad Putter and Judith Jefferson, Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell and Brewer, 2016 (LINK)
From stop-fricative clusters to contour segments in early English. In Don Chapman (ed.) Papers from SHEL 8 (Studies in the
History of the English Language), Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2016. LINK
Stress-shifting in English prefixed words: continuity or re-invention (In preparation)
Verse structure as evidence for phonological reconstruction. In preparation for The Oxford Handbook of Historical Linguistics, ed.
by Longobardi and P. Crisma. 2017.
Review and Encyclopedia Articles
2010 “Alliteration”: The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences, ed. by Patrick Hogan, CUP (2010, 94-95).
2010 Language: Old and Middle English. The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages (ODMA), ed. by Robert Bjork pp.
954-957. Oxford University Press, 2010
2009 “New Histories of English”: Review article for: Elly van Gelderen A History of the English Language (John
Benjamins), Linda Mugglestone (ed.) The Oxford History of English, and Hogg, Richard and D. Denison (eds.): A
History of the English Language, CUP. Language, Vol 85:4 (2009), 892-907.
2008 Review of Early English Metre (Toronto Old English Series) by Thomas Bredehoft, Toronto, Buffalo, London:
University of Toronto Press, Article Speculum 83 (July 2008) 673-675. LINK
2005 “The Great Vowel Shift” In Encyclopedia of Linguistics. Ed. Philipp Strazny. New York: Routledge, 2005. 2 volumes.
2005 “Old English” In Encyclopedia of Linguistics. Ed. Philipp Strazny. New York: Routledge, 2005. 2 volumes. ISBN:
2005 “Middle English” In Encyclopedia of Linguistics. Ed. Philipp Strazny. New York: Routledge, 2005. 2 volumes.
2001 Roger Lass, ed. The Cambridge History of the English Language: Vol. III, 1476-1776. Pp. xvii + 771. Journal of
English Linguistics 29 No.1, March 2001, 83-93.
1998 Beowulf and Old Germanic Metre, by Geoffrey Russom. Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England 23,
Cambridge: CUP, xii + 235pp. 1998. Folia Linguistica Historica, Vol.XIX/1-2 1999, 173-183.
1997 The Phonology of Old English Stress and Metrical Structure by Piotr Gasiorowski. Bamberger Beitrage zur
englischen Sprachwissenschaft: Bd. 39. Peter Lang: Frankfurt am Main, 1997. English Language and Linguistics,
2.1, 141-147, 1998.
1995 Donka Minkova and Robert P. Stockwell. Review of Robert Fulk, A History of Old English Meter. Philadelphia:
University of Pennsylvania Press. 1992. xxi + 428pp. Language, Vol. 71, No. 2 (June 1995), 359-366.
1995 Review of Roger Lass, Old English: A historical linguistic companion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
1994. Pp. xx + 300. American Journal of Germanic Linguistics and Literature 7.2 (1995), 264-271.
1994 Stockwell, Robert and Donka Minkova. Review of Richard M. Hogg, ed. The Cambridge History of the English
Language: Vol. I, The Beginnings to 1066. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992. Pp. xxiii + 609. Journal
of Linguistics 30. 2, Sept. 1994, 215-227.
1994 Donka Minkova and Robert P. Stockwell. Review of Norman Blake, ed. The Cambridge History of the English
Language: Vol II, 1066-1476. Pp. xxi + 703. Journal of Linguistics 30. 2, Sept. 1994, 528-548.
Full Bibliography Page 8 of 9
1992 A Book of Middle English, by John A. Burrow & Thorlac Turville-Petre, London: Blackwell, 303pp. 1992.
Diachronica X:1, 1993, 119-127.
1991 A History of English Phonology by Charles Jones, London: Longman. Journal of Linguistics. Vol. 27, No. 2, 542-
1985 The Trajectory Constraint and ‘Irregular’ Rhymes in Middle English by Michiko Terajima, Shinozaki Shorin, Tokyo,
1985, Folia Linguistica Historica VIII/1-2. 481-502.
1978 Review of Jerzy Weɬna: A Diachronic Grammar of English, Part One, Phonology, Warszawa, 1978. Folia
Linguistica Historica, II/1, 151-6.
Recent Conference Handouts
Inflectional allomorphy and syllable-weight opacity in Old English. Handout from SHEL-6, April 2009. LINK
Stress-shifting in English prefixed words: continuity or re-invention. Handout from ICEHL 15, August 2008. LINK
1996 “About Last Night”, by Zdravka Evtimova. The Text, Leeds, Sept. 1996
1966 Герои и рози – поглед към България by Arnold Haskel [Heroes and Roses: A view of Bulgaria by Arnold L.
Haskell. Darton, Longman & Todd, London 1966], Nauka i Izkustvo, Sofia, 1967, 196 pp.
2009 Introduction to Phonological Weakness in English From Old to Present-Day English, in Phonological Weaknessin
English. From Old to Present-Day English, p.1-6. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
2008 “Heuristics and evidence in studying the history of the English language”. Introduction to Empirical and Analytical
Advances in the Study of English Language Change, p.1-10. Co-authored with Susan Fitzmaurice. 2008.
1999 Peer commentary: “Proximate mechanisms vs. causal explanations” Zeitschrift für Sprachwissenschaft 18.2 (1999),
1983 Radio course: Английски език за напреднали [A Course in Conversational English for Advanced Students of
English], 16 units, 96 pp, broadcast weekly by Radio Sofia, May-Oct-Dec. 1983.
1983 “A classification of factors leading to schwa loss in Middle English” In University of Sofia English Papers, Vol. II,
1982 Katsarova, Raina, Minkova, Donka, Lloyd, Albert. L. (ed. & tr.) “Bulgarian Funeral Laments”. International Folklore
Review: Folklore Studies from Overseas, London, England, Vol. 2, 112-130 (1982).
1977 “Препoдaването на история на езика на университетско ниво” [“The language level approach to teaching
history of the language to university students”], Проблеми на висшето образование [Problems of Higher
Education] Sofia, 1977, B 42-6 (In Bulgarian, English summary p.64)