A History of the English Language: Revised edition. Front Cover · Elly van Gelderen. John Benjamins Publishing Company, Apr 3, – Language Arts. This introductory textbook into the history of the English language is divided into ten chapters. The first three are an introduction to some of the general linguistic. : A History of the English Language (): Elly van Gelderen: Books.

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Preview this item Preview this item. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: This textbook is a worthy addition to an already fine group of textbooks on the history of English. It outlines the history of English from pre-Old English times to the present.

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Volume 57 Issue Jahresband Janpp. Volume 35 Issue Jahresband Janpp. It would be a great pity if any potential readers were put off and irritated by some of the weaknesses and lapses in the first chapters, and by the occasional strange formulations to be found elsewhere dotted in the text.


Early Modern English syntax; 5. Volume 54 Issue Jahresband Janpp. It comes with examples of change and that has been updated to include archeological research. This list off based on CrossRef data as of 17 december Contents 1 The English Language.

The goals of the class and the book are to come to recognize English from various time periods, to be able to read engish stage with a glossary, to get an understanding of typical language change, internal and external, and to understand something about language typology through the emphasis on the change from synthetic to analytic.

Journal of English Linguistics This must not, however, detract from the core of the text, which is above criticism, but it does unfortunately mean that this book cannot claim to absolute precedence among the textbooks of the history of English.

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From Old to Middle English; 1. Old English dialects; 8. Most suggestions brought up by users and reviewers have been incorporated, for instance, a family tree for Germanic has been added, Celtic influence is highlighted much more, there is more on the origin of Chancery English, and internal and external change are discussed in much greater detail.


Machan, Tim William The Modern English lexicon; 6. Volume 65 Issue Jahresband Janpp. Ishtla Singh, The History of English: Follow us RSS feed.

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