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An Historical Study of English: Function, Form and Change

Jeremy J. Smith - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 225 pages
Through his analysis of selected major developments in the history of English, Smith argues that the history of language can only be understood from a dynamic perspective, and ...
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General Linguistics

R. H. Robins - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2014 - 472 pages
The fourth edition of General Linguistics provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to linguistics. The book considers: - semantics and pragmatics - dialect and ...
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Mouthful of Air: Languages, Languages...Especially English

Anthony Burgess - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1994 - 416 pages
A survey of language, how it operates now, how it got to be that way, how it will develop in the future, Shakespeare's pronunciation, English newly generated abroad, everyday ...
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The English Language: Structure and Development

Stanley Hussey - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2014 - 208 pages
The 'correct' use of English has been the subject of vigorous debate in recent years. But what defines 'correctness' in our use of language? And how has this altered over time ...
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