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Begat: The King James Bible and the English Language

Begat

The King James Bible and the English Language

OUP Oxford (2010)
CA$11.75

The King James Bible has contributed more to English than any other source. In this enlightening...

The Story of Be: A Verb's-Eye View of the English Language

The Story of Be

A Verb's-Eye View of the English Language

OUP Oxford (2017)
CA$16.98

It's the most simple, unassuming, innocent-looking verb: 'to be'. Yet it is jam-packed with more...

Let's Talk: How English Conversation Works

Let's Talk

How English Conversation Works

OUP Oxford (2020)
CA$20.62

Banter, chit-chat, gossip, natter, tete-a-tete: these are just a few of the terms for the varied...

Wordsmiths and Warriors: The English-Language Tourist's Guide to Britain

Wordsmiths and Warriors

The English-Language Tourist's Guide to Britain

OUP Oxford (2013)
CA$16.97

Who formed and shaped the English language? David and Hilary Crystal take us on a journey through...

Words Words Words
OUP Oxford (2006)
CA$12.60

Words, Words, Words is a celebration of what we say and how we say it. It invites us to engage...

Marx and Freud: Great Shakespeareans: Volume X

Marx and Freud

Great Shakespeareans: Volume X

Bloomsbury Publishing (2013)
CA$51.25

This volume looks at Marx and Freud, who, though not 'Shakespeareans' in the usual academic or...

As They Say In Zanzibar
HarperCollins Publishers (2014)
CA$9.99

David Crystal, one of the world’s leading commentators on language, tackles the proverbs of the...

By Hook Or By Crook: A Journey in Search of English
HarperCollins Publishers (2008)
CA$11.99

A delightfully discursive, Bill Bryson-esque and personal journey through the groves and the...

Does Science Need a Global Language?: English and the Future of Research
University of Chicago Press (2013)
CA$21.78

In early 2012, the global scientific community erupted with news that the elusive Higgs boson had...

Walking English: A Journey in Search of Language

Walking English

A Journey in Search of Language

Abrams (2009)
CA$18.29

In this discursive jaunt through the groves and thickets of the English language, David Crystal...