18.1357, Books: Historical Linguistics/Sociolinguistics: Nevalainen

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Subject: 18.1357, Books: Historical Linguistics/Sociolinguistics: Nevalainen

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Date: 03-May-2007
From: Elyse Turr < elyse.turr at oup.com >
Subject: Introduction to Early Modern English: Nevalainen

 

	
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Date: Sat, 05 May 2007 20:24:15
From: Elyse Turr < elyse.turr at oup.com >
Subject: Introduction to Early Modern English: Nevalainen 
 



Title: Introduction to Early Modern English 
Publication Year: 2007 
Publisher: Oxford University Press
	   http://www.oup.com/us
	
Author: Terry Nevalainen

Hardback: ISBN: 9780195308464 Pages: 186 Price: U.S. $ 74.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780195308471 Pages: 186 Price: U.S. $ 21.95


Abstract:

"An introduction to Early Modern English," helps students of English and
linguistics to place the language of the period 1500-1700 in its historical
context as a language with a common core but also one which varies across
time, regionally and socially, and according to register. The volume
focuses on the structure of what contemporaries called the General Dialect
-- its spelling, vocabulary, grammar and punctuation -- and on its
dialectal origins. The book also discusses the language situation and
linguistic anxieties in England at a time when Latin exerted a strong
influence on the rising standard language. 



Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                     Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)


Written In: English  (eng)
	
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