Esta edición ISBN ya no está disponible.Ver todas las copias de esta edición ISBN.
The history of english: an introduction editado por Routledge
"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.
"This book is not only an invaluable textbook for the student of the history of English, but also a source of inspiring questions prone to motivate individuals to pursue their own research in the field." LINGUIST
"An essential introduction for students and an invaluable resource for teachers of this subject. It is written in an accessible style, includes many detailed examples and study questions and is well supported by extensive resources on its website." - Sebastian Rasinger, Anglia Ruskin University, UK
"An extremely useful resource ... It is up-to-date, both in content and the technology it employs ... the narrative is clear and straightforward, difficult concepts are suitably elucidated and glossed, the selection of illustrative texts is excellent and the accompanying apparatus works very well." - Lister Matheson, Michigan State University, USA
"An indispensable resource for undergraduate students of the history of English." - Peter K.W. Tan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
"The history of English continues to be a fascinating area of study within Linguistics, especially Historical linguistics and Sociolinguistics. The field has undergone further renewal in the age of globalisation. Here is a textbook that does full justice to the early history of what were a group of Germanic dialects crossing over into what would become England. The language that gelled into English was to undergo enormous domestic changes over the centuries and to undertake many subsequent crossings. Stephan Gramley covers this complex history with an admirable blend of breadth and depth, striking a balance between structural aspects of language and sociolinguistic developments. This is an accessible student-friendly text which I wholeheartedly recommend." Rajend Mesthrie, University of Cape Town, South Africa
"So much more than a textbook par excellence for students enrolled in university courses on the history of English, this multi-layered history of one of the world’s richest and most widely spoken languages "does not treat English as a monolithic entity, but the product of use by diverse speakers through the ages, in differing levels of society, and over a wide geographic spread".
In other words, the focus isn’t just on the UK and US― there are also substantial sections on pidgin and creole varieties, as well as on English as a native and/or second language in the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and Australasia.
As we move from 450 to the present, from Beowulf to Bollywood, the changes wrought on English by migration and social, political and cultural innovation and upheaval are explained in clear, concise language.
There are copious examples from real texts, as well as maps, diagrams, colour plates and even free access to a supporting website featuring an interactive time line and audio clips. How did we get from "A Frere ther was, a wantown and a merye, a limitour, a ful solempne man" (Canterbury Tales, 1385) to "I think ibo gurls is sexy, kedu ka odi? All my fine ibo thoroughbreds" (Nigerian blog Igbo Girls Like Money a Lot, 2006)? Work your way through this brilliant history and you’ll not only know the answer ― you’ll have enriched your understanding of, and ability to use, the English language beyond measure." The West Australian.
'[The History of English will]... have enriched your understanding of, and ability to use, the English Language beyond measure.' - The West AustralianReseña del editor:
The History of English: An Introduction provides a chronological analysis of the linguistic, social, and cultural development of the English language from before its establishment in Britain around the year 450 to the present. Each chapter represents a new stage in the development of the language from Old English through Middle English to Modern Global English, all illustrated with a rich and diverse selection of primary texts showing changes in language resulting from contact, conquest and domination, and the expansion of English around the world.
The History of English goes beyond the usual focus on English in the UK and the USA to include the wider global course of the language during and following the Early Modern English period. This perspective therefore also includes a historical review of English in its pidgin and creole varieties and as a native and/or second language in the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, and Australasia.
Designed to be user-friendly, The History of English contains:
The companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/gramley supports the textbook and features:
The History of English is essential reading for any student of the English language.
"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.
Descripción Routledge, 2011. Condición: New. Nº de ref. del artículo: L9780415566407
Descripción Condición: New. Bookseller Inventory # ST0415566401. Nº de ref. del artículo: ST0415566401
Descripción Routledge. Condición: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover - This title is now printed on demand - please allow added time for shipment! A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Veteran Owned Bookshop in business since 1992!. Nº de ref. del artículo: 3565420
Descripción Routledge. PAPERBACK. Condición: New. 0415566401 Brand New ,Original Book , Direct from Source , Express 6-8 business days worldwide delivery. Nº de ref. del artículo: DG#IM252904
Descripción Routledge, 2011. PAP. Condición: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. del artículo: GB-9780415566407
Descripción Routledge, 2011. Condición: New. book. Nº de ref. del artículo: ria9780415566407_rkm
Descripción Routledge, 2011. Paperback. Condición: NEW. 9780415566407 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. Nº de ref. del artículo: HTANDREE0174504
Descripción Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2011. Condición: New. 2011. 1st Edition. Paperback. Num Pages: 464 pages, 73 black & white illustrations, 57 black & white tables, 22 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 245 x 190 x 23. Weight in Grams: 970. . . . . . . Nº de ref. del artículo: V9780415566407
Descripción 2011. Paperback. Condición: New. 1st. Paperback. The History of English: An Introduction provides a chronological analysis of the linguistic, social, and cultural development of the English language from before its establishment in Brita.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 464 pages. 0.975. Nº de ref. del artículo: 9780415566407
Descripción b10739, 2011. Condición: Brand New. Nº de ref. del artículo: 127