Grammatical and lexical variance in English

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Longman, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 220 pages
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Written by one of Britain's most distinguished linguists, this book is concerned with the phenomenon of variance in English grammar and vocabulary across regional, social, stylistic and temporal space.

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Contents

the global context
1
Variance and the concept of good usage
10
Language varieties and standard language
21
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About the author (1995)

Randolph Quirk (Professor the Lord Quirk, FBA) is currently Research Fellow at University College London and formerly President of the British Academy.