A History of the English Language (BOK)

N.F. Blake

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'a comprehensive introduction...detailed, scholarly and persuasive...the book's continued relevance to our contemporary arguments and language makes his account particularly stimulating.' - Brian Cox, Times Educational Supplement;Unlike other histories of the English language, this introduction cuts away traditional divisions into old, middle and modern English to chart the rise of and changes in standard English. It covers the English and historical background, changes in phonology, vocabulary and syntax, and offers close analyses of individual texts of English from a wide range of periods. The final chapter focuses on the place of English as a world language and the growing array of the varieties of English spoken today. A useful appendix gives definitions of technical terms and phonetic symbols.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1996 Forfatter N.F. Blake
Forlag
Macmillan DMACDIS Orphans
ISBN 9780333609842
Antall sider 400 Dimensjoner 13,6cm x 21,6cm x 2cm
Vekt 514 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Historical & comparative linguistics