English In Nineteenth-century England: An Introduction by Manfred GörlachEnglish In Nineteenth-century England: An Introduction by Manfred Görlach

English In Nineteenth-century England: An Introduction

byManfred Görlach

Hardcover | November 13, 1999

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This book provides an introduction to nineteenth-century English in England. It examines a wide range of varieties, including political speeches, newspaper articles, advertisements, obituaries, Sunday School poetry, and culinary recipes, so as to illustrate the range of dialects and levels found in the language of that period. The first part of the book provides an overview of the subject, while the second part contains an extensive selection of texts. 100 exercises spread throughout the book serve to introduce the student to the problems and methods involved in English historical linguistics.
Title:English In Nineteenth-century England: An IntroductionFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:352 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 1.14 inShipping dimensions:8.98 × 5.98 × 1.14 inPublished:November 13, 1999Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:052147101X

ISBN - 13:9780521471015

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Regional and social varieties; 3. Spelling and pronunciation; 4. Inflexion; 5. Syntax; 6. Lexis; 7. Text types and style; 8. Provisional conclusions; 9. Texts; 10. Information on texts and authors.

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Get an overview of an important time in the history of linguistics. Throughout English in Nineteenth-Century England, Manfred Gorlach examines a wide range of linguistic varieties, including political speeches, newspaper articles, advertisements, obituaries, Sunday School poetry and culinary recipes. It includes an overview of the subject as well as 100 exercises to introduce students to the problems and methods involved in English historical linguistics.