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LINGUIST List 17.2882

Wed Oct 04 2006

Books: Historical Linguistics: Hogg, Denisor (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Joyce Reid, A History of the English Language: Hogg, Denisor (Eds)


Message 1: A History of the English Language: Hogg, Denisor (Eds)
Date: 27-Sep-2006
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcup.org>
Subject: A History of the English Language: Hogg, Denisor (Eds)


Title: A History of the English Language
Published: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Book URL: http://www.cambridge.org/uk/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521662273

Editor: Richard M. Hogg
Editor: David Denison
Electronic: ISBN: 0511166400 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 112.00 Comment: ISBN-13: 9780511166402
Hardback: ISBN: 0521662273 Pages: 510 Price: U.K. £ 75.00 Comment: ISBN-13: 9780521662277
Abstract:

The history and development of English, from the earliest known writings to
its status today as a dominant world language, is a subject of major
importance to linguists and historians. In this authoritative volume, a
team of international experts cover the entire recorded history of the
English language, outlining its development over fifteen centuries. With an
emphasis on more recent periods, every key stage in the history of the
language is covered, with full accounts of standardization, names, the
distribution of English in Britain and North America, and its global
spread. New historical surveys of the crucial aspects of the language
(sounds, word-structure, grammar and vocabulary) are presented, and
historical changes that have affected English are treated as a continuing
process, helping to explain the shape of the language today. Comprehensive
and fully up-to-date, the volume will be indispensable to all advanced
students, scholars and teachers in this prominent field.

1. Overview
David Denison and Richard Hogg
2. Phonology and morphology
Roger Lass;
3. Syntax
Olga Fischer and Wim van der Wurff;
4. Vocabulary
Dieter Kastovsky;
5. Standardization
Terttu Nevalainen and Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade;
6. Names
Richard Coates;
7. English in Britain
Richard Hogg;
8. English in North America
Edward Finegan;
9. English worldwide
David Crystal.


Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=21521


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