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Points of view: aspects of present-day English

R. W. Burchfield - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 150 pages
This is a fascinating collection of essays and reflections on language by Robert Burchfield, a leading authority on English usage and etymology, and editor of the Supplement to ...
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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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The Cambridge History of the English Language

Norman Francis Blake, Robert Burchfield, Suzanne Romaine, Roger Lass, John Algeo - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 685 pages
Volume 5 covers the dialects of England since 1776, the historical development of English in the former Celtic-speaking countries of Scotland, Wales and Ireland, and English in ...
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Unlocking the English Language

Robert Burchfield - Fiction - 1992 - 224 pages
As we grapple with an English language adapting and expanding faster than ever, Robert Burchfield offers a sane, humanistic, and historically illuminating account of how words ...
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