Early Modern English
2nd Revised edition
By (author) Charles Barber
Early Modern English by Charles Barber
Book DescriptionNow available in a completely revised edition, this book describes 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 will be useful to serious students of the history of English and takes full account of those readers who are mainly interested in the literature of the period by providing plenty of references to literary works and authors.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748608355
(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 24-Apr-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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