The Cambridge History of the English Language

The Cambridge History of the English Language

by Robert Burchfield
     
 

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 Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and South Asia.See more details below

Overview

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 Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and South Asia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521264785
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1994
Series:
Cambridge History of the English Language Series
Pages:
685
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 2.72(d)

Table of Contents

General editor's preface; Volume editor's preface; 1. Introduction Robert Burchfield; Part I. Regional Varieties Of English In Great Britain and Ireland; 2. English in Scotland J. Derrick McClure; 3. English in Wales Alan R. Thomas; 4. English in Ireland Jeffrey L. Kallen; 5. The dialects of England since 1776 Ossi Ihalainen; Part II. English Overseas; 6. English in Australia George W. Turner; 7. English in the Caribbean John A. Holm; 8. English in New Zealand Laurie Bauer; 9. English in South Africa William Branford; 10. English in South Asia Braj B. Kachru; Glossary of linguistic terms; Bibliography; Index.

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