LINGUIST List 22.4358

Thu Nov 03 2011

Books: Historical Linguistics/Sociolinguistics: Crystal

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        1.     Allison Finkel , Begat: Crystal

Message 1: Begat: Crystal
Date: 03-Nov-2011
From: Allison Finkel <>
Subject: Begat: Crystal
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Title: Begat Subtitle: The King James Bible and the English Language Published: 2011 Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author: David Crystal Paperback: ISBN: 9780199695188 Pages: 336 Price: U.K. £ 8.99 Comment: US$16.95

New in Paperback!

The King James Bible has contributed more to English than any other source. Inthis enlightening book David Crystal asks why. He looks at how its words havebeen given new life by poets, playwrights, novelists, politicians, journalists,advertisers, film-makers, hip-hop artists, and many others.

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics                             Sociolinguistics
Written In: English (eng )

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