The History of the English Language

The History of the English Language
Author : J. D. Burnley
Publisher : Routledge
Total Pages : 418
Release : 2000
ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105110933756
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The History of the English Language Book Description:

A new edition of this comprehensive guide to the history of the English language. The book contains carefully chosen extracts to illustrate the development of English, looking particularly at the stylistic and dialectical variety of English. For the new edition Professor Burnley has expanded the introductory sections, added new selections and increased the number of illustrations. He has also included a newsection covering newspaper advertisements from the 18th Century to the present. A popular guide which explores the development of English from Aelfric to Darwin.


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