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."
Language, Linguistics and Philology: Papers from the Philological Society Anniversary Symposium, November 1992
This volume brings together a selection of papers from the 1992 Philological Society Anniversary Symposium which explore the connections between linguistic thought in Britain and Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries and current research. The chapters cover semantics, syntax, morphology and phonology. A particular focus is the reception of European and American ideas within linguistics in Britain.