Linguistic variation and change : on the historical sociolinguistics of English (Book, 1992) [WorldCat.org]
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Linguistic variation and change : on the historical sociolinguistics of English

Author: James Milroy
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 1992.
Series: Language in society, 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on variation in the English language, this work explores the extent to which linguistic change is a social phenomenon. The author presents a social model of change derived from the study of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Milroy
ISBN: 0631143661 9780631143666 063114367X 9780631143673
OCLC Number: 316147195
Description: 256 pages.
Contents: Language change and variation; social and historical linguistics; analyzing language in the community - general principles; interpreting variation in the speech community; on the time-depth of variability in English; speaker innovation and linguistic change; towards an integrated social model for the interpretation of language change.
Series Title: Language in society, 19.
Responsibility: James Milroy.

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