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Varieties of English.

Author: Alexander Bergs; Laurel Brinton
Publisher: Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, 2017.
Series: Mouton reader.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This series of books reprints articles from the successful English Historical Linguistics: An International Handbook (HSK 34.1 and 34.2) in a convenient paperback set suitable for use in the classroom or by scholars. While the first volume provides an overview of the history of English, the second to fourth volumes focus on individual periods and the final volume covers language variation from an historical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bergs, Alexander.
Varieties of English.
Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Bergs; Laurel Brinton
ISBN: 9783110525052 3110525054
OCLC Number: 1009207578
Description: 1 online resource (416 pages).
Contents: ""Table of Contents""; ""Abbreviations""; ""Chapter 1: Introduction""; ""Chapter 2: Standard American English""; ""Chapter 3: Regional varieties of American English""; ""Chapter 4: Canadian English in real-time perspective""; ""Chapter 5: Re-viewing the origins and history of African American Language""; ""Chapter 6: Standard British English""; ""Chapter 7: Regional varieties of British English""; ""Chapter 8: Received Pronunciation""; ""Chapter 9: Estuary English""; ""Chapter 10: Cockney""; ""Chapter 11: Celtic and Celtic Englishes""; ""Chapter 12: Scots""; ""Chapter 13: English in Ireland"" ""Chapter 14: English in Wales""""Chapter 15: Australian/New Zealand English""; ""Chapter 16: English in India""; ""Chapter 17: English in Africa â#x80;#x93; a diachronic typology""; ""Chapter 18: Diffusion""; ""Chapter 19: Supraregionalization""; ""Chapter 20: Pidgins and creoles""
Series Title: Mouton reader.

Abstract:

This series of books reprints articles from the successful English Historical Linguistics: An International Handbook (HSK 34.1 and 34.2) in a convenient paperback set suitable for use in the classroom or by scholars. While the first volume provides an overview of the history of English, the second to fourth volumes focus on individual periods and the final volume covers language variation from an historical perspective.

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