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Volume 5

Varieties of English

Ed. by Bergs, Alexander / Brinton, Laurel

Series:Mouton Reader

DE GRUYTER MOUTON

    29,95 € / $34.99 / £24.99*

    Paperback
    Publication Date:
    October 2017
    ISBN
    978-3-11-052279-2
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    Overview

  • Comprehensive coverage of the history of English and of major varieties of English
  • Synopsis of current research into key questions and debates in English historical linguistics
  • Individual chapters written by leading authorities in the field
  • Aims and Scope

    This volume is one of the first detailed expositions of the history of different varieties of English. It explores language variation and varieties of English from an historical perspective, covering theoretical topics such as diffusion and supraregionalization as well as concrete descriptions of the internal and external historical developments of more than a dozen varieties of English.

    Details

    15.5 x 23.0 cm
    ix, 405 pages
    DE GRUYTER MOUTON
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Keyword(s):
    English historical linguistics; Old English; Middle English; Early Modern English

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    Alexander Bergs, Osnabrück, Germany; Laurel Brinton, Vancouver, Canada.

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