Nineteenth Century English
Stability and Change
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Nineteenth Century English by Merja Kyto
Book DescriptionThis volume of Studies in English Language focuses on the nineteenth century, an important period of both stability and change for the English language. Through ten detailed case studies, it highlights the relationships between English, its users, and nineteenth-century society, looking particularly at gender differences and variation across genres. It also discusses major structural aspects of nineteenth-century English, such as nouns, verbs and adjectives, and Germanic vs. Romance vocabulary. Although the nineteenth century is often viewed as a relatively stable period in the development of the language, this volume shows the 1800s to be a time of significant change, some of which continued into the twentieth century. By making comparisons possible with both earlier and later periods, it makes an important contribution to our overall understanding of the history of the English language.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521861069
(228mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 19-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This volume explores English in the nineteenth century, showing it to be a period of both stability and change for the language.
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Author Biography - Merja Kyto
Merja Kyto is Professor of English Language, Uppsala University. Mats Ryden is Professor Emeritus in English, Uppsala University. Erik Smitterberg is a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in English Linguistics, Stockholm University.
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