The Resource A history of the English language, Elly van Gelderen, (electronic resource/)

A history of the English language, Elly van Gelderen, (electronic resource/)

Label
A history of the English language
Title
A history of the English language
Statement of responsibility
Elly van Gelderen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This exceptionally clear text focuses on internal changes in the English language. It outlines the history of English from pre-Old English times to the present. Not only does it present the traditional morphological descriptions of the various stages of the language, it provides many example sentences, texts, and cartoons that are analyzed for the benefit of the student and which make this book ideal for class use. Some language-external topics are covered such as early printing and authorship debates. Tables and figures complement the material covered and exercises review the main points as w
Dewey number
420.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1075
LC item number
.G45 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
A history of the English language, Elly van Gelderen, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=229652
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-330) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A History of the English Language; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Preface and Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; List of Tables; List of Figures; 1. The English Language; 2. English Spelling, Sounds, and Grammar; 3. Before Old English; 4. Old English; 5. From Old to Middle English; 6. Middle English; 7. Early Modern English; 8. Modern English; 9. English around the World; 10. Conclusion; Appendices; References; Index
Control code
ocn320321960
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A history of the English language, Elly van Gelderen, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=229652
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-330) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A History of the English Language; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Preface and Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; List of Tables; List of Figures; 1. The English Language; 2. English Spelling, Sounds, and Grammar; 3. Before Old English; 4. Old English; 5. From Old to Middle English; 6. Middle English; 7. Early Modern English; 8. Modern English; 9. English around the World; 10. Conclusion; Appendices; References; Index
Control code
ocn320321960
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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