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Author Barber, Charles Laurence.

Title Early modern English / Charles Barber.

Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [1997]
©1997

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 UniM Bail  427.09 BARB    AVAILABLE
Edition [New ed.].
Physical description viii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Previous ed.: London : Andre Deutsch, 1976.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book describes the transformation of the English language between the years 1500 and 1700 -- the different varieties of the language, the attitudes of its speakers towards it, its pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammar. It is an invaluable tool for students of the history of English, as well as an accessible and enlightening survey for anyone interested in the English language.
Originally published in 1976, this new edition is substantially revised and includes: modernized phonetic notation; separate grammar sections on morphology and syntax; updated bibliography; list of additional texts for study; additional references to literary works and authors; chapters rearranged for more logical procession.
Early Modern English: New Edition is an indispensable study which provides comprehensive, reliable linguistic information for both the student and the general reader.
Subject English language -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History.
ISBN 0748608354
0748608354 (paperback) No price : Formerly CIP