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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Der gerettete Erzählerby Elisabeth Schultze-Witzenrath

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 45.73

    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...

  • Taking Stockby Jürgen Kramer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 99.79

    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...

  • Cardinal Numeralsby Ferdinand von Mengden

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    The book embeds an analysis of the Old English numeral system and its particularities into a broader, cross-linguistic discussion and provides a theoretical framework for the general study of numeral systems. A novel perspective on the morphosyntactic behaviour of numerals allows the author to test and refine some long standing tenets in the study... more...

  • English Around the Worldby Edgar W. Schneider

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 23.00

    A lively and accessible introduction to world Englishes, setting a range of global varieties in their historical and social contexts. more...

  • Singapore Englishby Lisa Lim

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 135.00

    Singapore English: A grammatical description provides a vivid account of current, contemporary Singapore English, complementing older seminal accounts of this variety. Drawing primarily on the Grammar of Spoken Singapore English Corpus, which comprises naturally-occurring conversational speech, the contributions in this volume not only provide comprehensive... more...