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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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A History of English

Barbara M. H. Strang - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2015 - 480 pages
A History of English, first published in 1970, is a book for beginners in linguistic history. This title examines the changes in English language speech and writing over a ...
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The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

Bas Aarts, Sylvia Chalker, Edmund Weiner - Reference - 2014 - 464 pages
The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar is a straightforward and accessible A-Z guide to the diverse and often complex terminology of English grammar. It contains over 1,600 ...
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Language Form and Linguistic Variation: Papers dedicated to Angus McIntosh

John A. Anderson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1982 - 496 pages
The papers in this volume celebrate the work of Angus McIntosh, who specialized in dialects of Later Middle English, and wrote on other topics in English linguistics as well ...
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Historical Linguistics

Theodora Bynon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1977 - 301 pages
Historical Linguistics is concerned with the process of language change through time. It investigates how and why the language of individuals, a social group or a whole 'speech ...
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