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  • A History of Englishby Barbara M. H. Strang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    A History of English , first published in 1970, is a book for beginners in linguistic history. This title examines the changes in English language speech and writing over a period of almost 2000 years, whilst also exploring more recent changes within the author?s living memory. This title aims to raise countless issues for enquiry and discussion,... more...

  • Cockney Past and Presentby William Matthews

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Although Cockney can be considered to be one of the most important non-standard forms of English, there had been little to no scholarly attention on the dialect prior to William Matthews?s 1938 volume Cockney Past and Present . Matthews traced the course of the speech of London from the sixteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth century... more...

  • Grammatical Gender in Englishby Charles Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1988, this book explores the grammatical loss of gender in English. It demonstrates that from the end of the Old English period, there was a considerable time period, of about three hundred years, during which there existed "echoes" of the gender classification of nouns. The study records the best known conclusions concerning the... more...

  • The Elements of Englishby William Branford

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1967, this book was based on new descriptions of English emerging from recent research. It provides an introduction to the study of the English language for the first-year university student. It will also be invaluable to all those concerned with the teaching and learning of English as a foreign or second language, particularly... more...

  • A Structural Atlas of the English Dialectsby Peter Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1987, this atlas identifies structural patterns which exist in the sound systems of the dialects of England. It regards variation, not as something to be ignored or avoided, but as a central and essential feature of dialect, which must be accounted for in a systematic way. The study identifies some of the more prominent structural... more...

  • Syllable-Based Generalizations in English Phonologyby Daniel Kahn

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This dissertation, first published in 1980, is concerned with the role of the syllable in generative grammar. Kahn argues that the syllable is a necessary element in phonological descriptions by identifying aspects of phonology that seem to call for analysis in terms of syllabic structure and demonstrating the superiority of syllabic analyses over... more...

  • The Phonology of a South Durham Dialectby Harold Orton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    This book, first published in 1933, examines the dialect of the people of Byers Green in County Durham. Orton explores the possible reasons behind why the dialect has signs of external influences, and the ways in which it differs to the dialects of other populations in County Durham. This title will be of interest to students of language and linguistics.... more...

  • Cloudwalkerby Robert Budd; Roy Henry Vickers

    Harbour Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99

    Cloudwalker , describing the creation of the rivers, is the second in a series of Northwest Coast legends by Roy Henry Vickers and Robert Budd. Their previous collaboration, Raven Brings the Light (2013), is a national bestseller. On British Columbia?s northwest coast lies the Sacred Headwatersthe source of three of British Columbia?s largest... more...

  • The Praxis of English Language Teaching and Learning (PELT)by Mark Vicars; Shirley R. Steinberg; Tarquam McKenna; Marcelle Cacciattolo

    SensePublishers 2015; US$ 37.33

    This edition of Critical New Literacies: The Praxis of English Language Teaching and Learning (PELT) begins with an examination of bricolage as a way to engage in critical research in TEFL/TESOL teaching and research. The volume considers the quality of ?encounter? needed in the global and intercultural classroom. The authors address validity, reliability... more...

  • The Great American Speechby Stephen Fender

    Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 20.00

    The land of the free and home of the brave, America is also the country in which this truth is supposedly self-evident: that we are all equal. It may not seem so at first, but there is a startling gap between these two visions of America, one more evident in today?s fiercely partisan politics that pit free enterprise against social justice. In this... more...