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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: The English Language
Subtitle: A Linguistic History, 2nd Edition
Written By: Laurel J. Brinton
Leslie K Arnovick
URL: http://www.us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Linguistics/TheEnglishLanguage/?view=usa&ci=9780195
Description:

Please Note: This is a new version of a previously announced text.

"The English Language" surveys the development of the English language from
its Indo-European origins to the present day.

New reference appendix features a variety of useful study aids and learning
tools including a linguistic-historical-literary timeline and a
quick-reference guide. Students new to the field will appreciate having
this critical information on hand.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Versions:
Format: Electronic
ISBN: 019543157X
ISBN-13: 9780195431575
Pages: 576
Prices: U.S. $ 110.00