History of English Products

  • History of English

    3rd Edition

    By Jonathan Culpeper

    Routledge Language Workbooks provide absolute beginners with practical introductions to core areas of language study. Books in the series provide comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for further investigation. Each Language Workbook guides the reader through the subject using ‘…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
    Routledge
    Language Workbooks

  • A Structural Atlas of the English Dialects

    By Peter Anderson

    First published in 1987, this atlas identifies structural patterns which exist in the sound systems of the dialects of England. It regards variation, not as something to be ignored or avoided, but as a central and essential feature of dialect, which must be accounted for in a systematic way. The…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • Speaking Canadian English

    An Informal Account of the English Language in Canada

    By Mark M. Orkin

    What do English-speaking Canadians sound like and why? Can you tell the difference between a Canadian and an American? A Canadian and an Englishman? If so, how? Linguistically speaking is Canada a colony of Britain or a satellite of the United States? Is there a Canadian language? Speaking…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • Cockney Past and Present

    A Short History of the Dialect of London

    By William Matthews

    Although Cockney can be considered to be one of the most important non-standard forms of English, there had been little to no scholarly attention on the dialect prior to William Matthews’s 1938 volume Cockney Past and Present. Matthews traced the course of the speech of London from the sixteenth…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • An Historic Tongue

    Studies in English Linguistics in Memory of Barbara Strang

    Edited by Graham Nixon, John Honey

    This volume, first published in 1988, represents in its papers the wide-ranging yet coherent linguistic interests of the late Barbara Strang (1925-1982). For her, the history of English and its current state were two sides of the same coin, and the principle theme of this collection is that neither…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • A History of English

    By Barbara M. H. Strang

    A History of English, first published in 1970, is a book for beginners in linguistic history. This title examines the changes in English language speech and writing over a period of almost 2000 years, whilst also exploring more recent changes within the author’s living memory. This title aims to…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • Listeners' Guide to Medieval English

    A Discography

    By Betsy Bowden

    From the middle of the twentieth century, dozens of medievalists and other performers have recorded early English. Many educational institutions already own sound recordings of English before 1500, or may wish to purchase the most useful ones available. This discography aims to assist teachers,…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

  • Reciprocity in English

    Historical Development and Synchronic Structure

    By Florian Haas

    Although the grammatical expression of reciprocal (or ‘mutual’) situations in the languages of the world has received a surprising amount of attention in recent years, so far no comprehensive study specifically dealing with the historical development and synchronic structure of English reciprocal…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

  • Archaeology and Place-Names and History

    An Essay on Problems of Co-ordination

    By F.T. Wainwright

    In the period A.D. 400-1100, perhaps more than in any other, it is necessary to bring together the results of historical, archaeological and place-name studies. Each provides information that is either badly preserved or not preserved at all in the other two, but it is not always realised how great…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics

    Edited by Claire Bowern, Bethwyn Evans

    The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics provides a survey of the field covering the methods which underpin current work; models of language change; and the importance of historical linguistics for other subfields of linguistics and other disciplines. Divided into five sections, the…

    Hardback – 2014-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • History of the English Language

    Edited by Elly van Gelderen

    A new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Linguistics series, History of the English Language is a four-volume collection covering the main linguistic issues in the phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and sociolinguistics of the history of English.…

    Hardback – 2013-12-11
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Vernacular Universals and Language Contacts

    Evidence from Varieties of English and Beyond

    Edited by Markku Filppula, Juhani Klemola, Heli Paulasto

    In this book, contributors have been brought together to discuss the role of two major factors shaping the grammars of different varieties of English (and of other languages) all over the world: so-called vernacular universals and contact-induced change. Rather than assuming a general typological…

    Paperback – 2013-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

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