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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

This book "challenges the assumption that there is only one 'legitimate' and homogenous form of English or of any other language" and "supports the view of different/alternative histories of the English language and will appeal to readers who are skeptical of 'standard' language ideology."


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Title: Descriptive English Linguistics
Subtitle: An Introduction
Written By: Paul G. Meyer
Series Title: narr studienb├╝cher
Description:

This introduction to linguistics is especially designed for students of
English with a German-speaking background. It concentrates on the
traditional core areas of linguistics, without neglecting interdisciplinary
and applied branches. For this 4th, revised edition all chapters were
updated and supplemented with historical content, and a chapter on the
history of the English language was added. New: the comprehensive
online-glossary and online-exercises.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783823364009
Pages: 375
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