A Companion to the History of the English Language

A Companion to the History of the English Language

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A Companion to the History of the English Language addresses the linguistic, cultural, social, and literary approaches to language study. The first text to offer a complete survey of the field, this volume provides the most up-to-date insights of leading international scholars. An accessible reference to the history of the English language Comprises more than sixty essays written by leading international scholars Aids literature students in incorporating language study into their work Includes an historical survey of the English language, from its Germanic and Indo- European beginnings to modern British and American English Enriched with maps, diagrams, and illustrations from historical publications Introduces the latest scholarship in the fieldThe best place to start work on written varieties is the manual to the Helsinki corpus (KytAp 1996); the follow-up corpora of letters (Nevalainen aamp; Raumolin- Brunberg 2003) and ... Everyday English 1500a€“1700: A Reader. ... Nichols, J. G. ( ed.)anbsp;...


Title:A Companion to the History of the English Language
Author:Haruko Momma, Michael Matto
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-11-18
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