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Language in the British Isles

Author: Peter Trudgill
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Trudgill
ISBN: 0521240573 9780521240574 0521284090 9780521284097
OCLC Number: 9643126
Description: xii, 587 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. English --
The history of English in the British Isles / J. Milroy --
Standard English in England / Peter Trudgill --
The RP accent / A.C. Gimson --
English accents in England / J.C. Wells --
Rural dialects in England / Martyn Wakelin --
Scottish accents and dialects / A.J. Aitken --
English in the north of Ireland / John Harris --
English in the south of Ireland / A. Bliss --
Highland and Island English / Cynthia Shuken --
Manx English / Michael V. Barry --
Welsh English / Alan R. Thomas --
Cornish English / Martyn Wakelin --
Urban dialects in the British Isles / L. Milroy --
British Black English and West Indian Creoles / David Sutcliffe --
Part II. Celtic languages --
The history of the Celtic languages in the British Isles / R.L. Thomson --
Welsh / G.M. Awbery --
Cornish / Alan R. Thomas --
Irish / Cathair Ó Dochartaigh --
Manx / R.L. Thomson --
Gaelic / R.D. Clement --
Part III. Other languages --
Channel Island French / N.C.W. Spence --
Orkney and Shetland Norn / Michael Barnes --
Romani and Angloromani / Ian Hancock --
Shelta and Polari / Ian Hancock --
Part IV. The sociolinguistic situation --
The newer minorities : spoken languages and varieties / Euan Reid --
The newer minorities : literacy and educational issues / Marilyn Martin-Jones --
Welsh and English in Wales / Wynford Bellin --
Irish and English in Ireland / John Edwards --
Scottish Gaelic and English in the Highlands / Kenneth MacKinnon --
Scots and English in Scotland / A.J. Aitken --
The sociolinguistic situation in Northern Ireland / Ellen Douglas-Cowie --
Indigenous nonstandard English varieties and education / Jenny Cheshire --
British Black English and education / V.K. Edwards.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Trudgill.

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