The History of the English Language

The History of the English Language

Author: J. D. Burnley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: STANFORD:36105110933756

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 418

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A new edition of this comprehensive guide to the history of the English language. The book contains carefully chosen extracts to illustrate the development of English, looking particularly at the stylistic and dialectical variety of English. For the new edition Professor Burnley has expanded the introductory sections, added new selections and increased the number of illustrations. He has also included a newsection covering newspaper advertisements from the 18th Century to the present. A popular guide which explores the development of English from Aelfric to Darwin.
The History of the English Language
Language: en
Pages: 418
Authors: J. D. Burnley
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Routledge

A new edition of this comprehensive guide to the history of the English language. The book contains carefully chosen extracts to illustrate the development of English, looking particularly at the stylistic and dialectical variety of English. For the new edition Professor Burnley has expanded the introductory sections, added new selections
The History of English
Language: en
Pages: 219
Authors: Scott Shay
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01 - Publisher: Wardja Press

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The Cambridge History of the English Language
Language: en
Pages: 686
Authors: Richard M. Hogg, Norman Francis Blake, Robert Burchfield, Roger Lass, Suzanne Romaine
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Language: en
Pages:
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Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
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Pages: 294
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Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
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