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  • English Accents and Dialects: An Introduction to Social and Regional Varieties of English in the British Isles, Fifth Editionby Arthur Hughes; Peter Trudgill; Dominic Watt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    English Accents and Dialects provides a unique introductory guide to the regional and social varieties of English spoken in the UK and Ireland. more...

  • Garner's Modern American Usageby Bryan Garner

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 39.99

    Since first appearing in 1998, Garner's Modern American Usage has established itself as the preeminent guide to the effective use of the English language. Brimming with witty, erudite essays on troublesome words and phrases, GMAU authoritatively shows how to avoid the countless pitfalls that await unwary writers and speakers whether the issues... more...

  • Old Northumbrian Verbal Morphosyntax and the (Northern) Subject Ruleby Marcelle Cole

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This volume provides both a quantitative statistical and qualitative analysis of Late Northumbrian verbal morphosyntax as recorded in the Old English interlinear gloss to the Lindisfarne Gospels . It focuses in particular on the attestation of the subject type and adjacency constraints that characterise the so-called Northern Subject Rule concord... more...

  • Varieties of Modern Englishby Diane Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    The 'story' of English is continually re-told and re-written, as more and more people use the language and have a part in shaping the way it develops. Varieties of Modern English provides a critical introduction to the study of regional, social, gendered, context- and medium-related varieties of the language, and explores some of the debates concerning... more...

  • English in the Indian Diasporaby Marianne Hundt; Devyani Sharma

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    Migrant groups maintain ties to their region of origin to different degrees, but this variable factor has not been consistently integrated into sociolinguistic studies of diaspora communities. A balanced consideration of transnational interaction, as well as the social valuation of such ties, is needed in order to understand the development of diasporic... more...

  • Global Englishesby Jennifer Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries, and key readings ? all in the same volume. The innovative and flexible... more...

  • English in Language Shiftby Rajend Mesthrie

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 53.00

    Rajend Mesthrie examines the rise of a new variety of English among Indian migrant workers indentured on the plantations of Natal in South Africa. more...

  • Der gerettete Erzählerby Elisabeth Schultze-Witzenrath

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 45.69

    Hauptbeschreibung Warum beginnt Boccaccios berühmtes Decameron ausgerechnet mit der Schilderung der tödlichen Pest von 1348? Diese und andere Fragen werden in der Arbeit behandelt, die das Werk neu beleuchtet. Besonders die Arbeiten Francesco da Barberinos lassen uns dabei einige Kommunikations- und Darstellungspraktiken jener Zeit besser verstehen.... more...

  • Moderne Dramendidaktik für den Englischunterrichtby Rüdiger Ahrens; Maria Eisenmann; Matthias Merkl

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 63.98

    Hauptbeschreibung Dieser Sammelband stellt mit einem stringenten Konzept moderne Methoden der Behandlung von englischsprachigen Texten in allen Schultypen und auf allen Unterrichtsstufen vor. Diese werden aus der interaktiven Didaktik heraus abgeleitet, die den Englischunterricht als performatives Lehr- und Lernverhalten begreift. Deshalb wird dieses... more...

  • Taking Stockby Jürgen Kramer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 98.48

    Hauptbeschreibung Die in diesem Band zusammengestellten 35 Aufsätze aus 35 Jahren Forschung und Lehre sollen zum einen den Beitrag des Autors zur Begründung und Entwicklung der kulturwissenschaftlichen Dimension in der Anglistik seit Mitte der 1970er Jahre dokumentieren, zum anderen aber auch Stationen seiner intellektuellen Biografie sichtbar machen.... more...