The English Languages / Edition 1

The English Languages / Edition 1

by Tom McArthur
     
 

Plural? Monolithic? Legion? - Tom McArthur explores the nature of English in its local and global contexts.See more details below

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Plural? Monolithic? Legion? - Tom McArthur explores the nature of English in its local and global contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521485821
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Series:
Canto Book Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
247
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Acknowledgements; 1. Organized Babel; 2. A universal resource; 3. Cracks in the academic monolith; 4. Models of English; 5. Standardness; 6. Scots and Southron; 7. Substrates and superstrates; 8. The Latin analogy; 9. The shapes of English; Index.

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