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This Language, A River : A History of English, Paperback / softback Book

This Language, A River : A History of English Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


This Language, A River is an introduction to the history of English that recognizes multiple varieties of the language in both current and historical contexts.

Developed over years of undergraduate teaching, the book helps students to both grasp traditional histories of English, and also to extend and complicate those histories.

Exercises throughout provide opportunities for puzzling out concepts, committing terms and data to memory, and applying ideas.

A comprehensive glossary and up-to-date bibliographies help to guide further study.


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