Alternative Histories of English (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
296
Utgivningsdatum
2001-12-01
Förlag
Routledge
Medarbetare
Watts, Richard J.
Illustrationer
M.
Dimensioner
235 x 160 x 20 mm
Vikt
400 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
49:B&W 6.14 x 9.21 in or 234 x 156 mm (Royal 8vo) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780415233576

Alternative Histories of English

Häftad,  Engelska, 2001-12-01
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This book explores the beliefs and approaches to the history of English showing how the standard English dialect is to the detriment of those which are non-standard or from other areas of the world.
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"Not English, but Englishes...Not parts of speech, but strategies of discourse...The last decade introduced us to these alternative perspectives. This volume begins the task of historicising them. It is a pioneering and provocative collection."<br>-Sylvia Adamson, University of Manchester, UK <br>

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Introduction: in the year 2525, Prologue 1 The legitimate language: giving a history to English PART I The history of non-standard varieties of English 2 The history of the lesser-known varieties of English 3 North of Watford gap: a cultural history of Northern English (from 1700) 4 The history of southern hemisphere Englishes 5 Deformed in the dialects: an alternative history of non-standard English 6 Building a new English dialect: South African Indian English and the history of Englishes 7 The story of good and bad English in the United States PART II The history of communicative and pragmatic aspects of English 8 From polite language to educated language: the re-emergence of an ideology 9 Eloquence and elegance: ideals of communicative competence in spoken English 10 Womens writings as evidence for linguistic continuity and change in Early Modern English 11 Discourse markers in Early Modern English 12 Broadcasting the nonstandard message