ISBN-10:
0415402581
ISBN-13:
9780415402583
Pub. Date:
12/28/2006
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Progress in Language with Special Reference to English / Edition 1

Progress in Language with Special Reference to English / Edition 1

by Taylor and Francis

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ISBN-13: 9780415402583
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/28/2006
Series: Otto Jespersen: Collected English Writings
Pages: 386
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     1
Ancient and Modern Languages     18
Primitive Grammar     40
The History of Chinese and of Word-Order     80
The Development of Language     112
English Case-Systems, Old and Modern     138
Case-Shiftings in the Pronouns     182
The English Group Genitive     279
"Bill Stumps his Mark," etc.     318
Origin of Language     328
Method     328
Sounds     338
Grammar     345
Vocabulary     350
Conclusion     354

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