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The Resource Inventing English : a portable history of the language, Seth Lerer, (electronic resource)

Inventing English : a portable history of the language, Seth Lerer, (electronic resource)

Label
Inventing English : a portable history of the language
Title
Inventing English
Title remainder
a portable history of the language
Statement of responsibility
Seth Lerer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1955-
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Lerer, Seth
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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ebrary, Inc
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Linguistics
Label
Inventing English : a portable history of the language, Seth Lerer, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-287) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: finding English, finding us -- Caedmon learns to sing : Old English and the origins of poetry -- From Beowulf to Wulfstan : the language of Old English literature -- In this year : the politics of language and the end of Old English -- From kingdom to realm : middle English in a French world -- Lord of this langage : Chaucer's English -- I is an Ille a millere as are ye : Middle English dialects -- The great vowel shift and the changing character of English -- Chancery, Caxton, and the making of English prose -- I do, I will : Shakespeare's English -- A universal hubbub wild : new words and worlds in early modern English -- Visible speech : the Orthoepists and the origins of standard English -- A harmless drudge : Samuel Johnson and the making of the dictionary -- Horrid, hooting stanzas : Lexicography and literature in American English -- Antses in the sugar : dialect and regionalism in American English -- Hello, dude : Mark Twain and the making of the American idiom -- Ready for the funk : African American English and its impact -- Pioneers through an untrodden forest : the Oxford English dictionary and its readers -- Listening to Private Ryan : war and language -- He speaks in your voice : everybody's English
Control code
ebr10177989
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 305 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Inventing English : a portable history of the language, Seth Lerer, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-287) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: finding English, finding us -- Caedmon learns to sing : Old English and the origins of poetry -- From Beowulf to Wulfstan : the language of Old English literature -- In this year : the politics of language and the end of Old English -- From kingdom to realm : middle English in a French world -- Lord of this langage : Chaucer's English -- I is an Ille a millere as are ye : Middle English dialects -- The great vowel shift and the changing character of English -- Chancery, Caxton, and the making of English prose -- I do, I will : Shakespeare's English -- A universal hubbub wild : new words and worlds in early modern English -- Visible speech : the Orthoepists and the origins of standard English -- A harmless drudge : Samuel Johnson and the making of the dictionary -- Horrid, hooting stanzas : Lexicography and literature in American English -- Antses in the sugar : dialect and regionalism in American English -- Hello, dude : Mark Twain and the making of the American idiom -- Ready for the funk : African American English and its impact -- Pioneers through an untrodden forest : the Oxford English dictionary and its readers -- Listening to Private Ryan : war and language -- He speaks in your voice : everybody's English
Control code
ebr10177989
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 305 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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