The Stories of English

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Description

This superbly well-informed - and also wonderfully entertaining - history of the English language answers all these questions, showing how the many strands of English (Standard English, dialect and slang among them) developed to create the richly-varied language of today.

Book details

EAN

9780141015934

Classifications

Historical and comparative linguistics

Format

Paperback / softback

Number of pages

592 pages

Weight(g)

402g

Dimensions(mm)

196 x 129 x 27

Publication date

2005-05-05

Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Readership

General (US: Trade)

Series

Series Editor

Imprint

-

Publication City/Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

EAN 9780141015934
Classification Historical and comparative linguistics
Format Paperback / softback
Number of pages 592 pages
Weight(g) 402g
Dimensions(mm) 196 x 129 x 27
Publication date 2005-05-05
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Readership General (US: Trade)
Series
Series Editor
Imprint -
Publication City/Country United Kingdom
Language: English

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