8 edition of history of American English found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -252) and indexes.
|Series||Longman linguistics library|
|LC Classifications||PE2809 .D543 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||257 p. :|
|Number of Pages||257|
|ISBN 10||058205298X, 0582052963|
|LC Control Number||91025675|
The history of the United States is what happened in the past in the United States, a country in North America. Native Americans lived in the Americas for thousands of years. English people in went to the place now called Jamestown, Virginia. Other European settlers went to the colonies, mostly from England and later Great Britain. "The English History of African American English represents the type of detailed study that should be conducted in the investigation of the origin and other issues in AAE. The book challenges the long-standing creole hypothesis but raises enough questions about the structure of Early AAE to keep the origin debate alive."5/5(1).
Here are five of our favorite books about the evolution of the English language. 1 Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English by John McWhorter. John McWhorter’s Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue covers the origins of English as a lingua franca and how the influences of history, such as Viking raids and Germanic invasions. Noah Webster, (born Octo , West Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.—died , New Haven, Connecticut), American lexicographer known for his American Spelling Book () and his American Dictionary of the English Language, 2 vol. (; 2nd ed., ).Webster was instrumental in giving American English a dignity and vitality of its own.
A brief history of American literature / Richard Gray. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (alk. paper) — ISBN (pbk.: alk. paper) 1. American literature—History and criticism. 2. United States—Literatures—History and criticism. I. Title. PSG –dc22 File Size: 7MB. A History of American English provides for the first time a chronological, narrative account of the development of American English. Although it has attracted considerable attention in terms of the social and geographical distribution of the language, the historical implications and influences of American English have been surprisingly neglected.
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Joey Lee Willard gives a history of America from Yankee (2nd language) being Pidgin in English and part Dutch. He ventures into drinking, smoking, gambling, and chewing tobacco (nothing to do with language) history of American English book advertisers, politicians, and other hucksters -- which are dated by now.
Mountain Men & Cowboys are in a class all their by: A wide-ranging account of American English, Richard Bailey's Speaking American investigates the history and continuing evolution of our language from the sixteenth century to the present.
The book is organized in half-century segments around influential centers: Chesapeake Bay (), Boston (), Charleston (), Philadelphia (), New Orleans ( Cited by: 9.
This humourous book introduces the reader to the varied languages and English usage of the American people from the first colonists to the present day, explaining the development of its terms and syntax. It explains how and why American English developed as it did, and sets this in the social and political history of the United by: Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Europe, Americas, World, Military, Asia, Historical Study & Educational Resources & more at everyday low prices.
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American English book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This lively introduction to the study of language explores American Engli /5(10).
This chapter explores the origins and history of American English, with an underlying focus on its linguistic diversity.
Guaiacum, taken from the Taino language in the Bahamas inwas the first American word to enter the English by: . “`The Black Men Has Wives and Sweet Harts [and Third Person Plural -s] Jest Like the White Men': Evidence for Verbal -s from Written Documents on Nineteenth-Century African American Speech.”Cited by: 2.
The history of American English has been presented in more detailed and precise fashion elsewhere — by J. Dillard, and even, for the 19th century, by Bailey himself, in his underread.
The English sneering at our language continued for more than a century after the Revolutionary War, as they laughed and condemned as unnecessary, hundreds of American terms and phrases.
However, to our newly independent Americans, they were proud of their “new” American language, wearing it, as yet, another badge of independence.
This impressive volume provides a chronological, narrative account of the development of American English from its earliest origins to the present by: American English is a complete Beatles tribute band based in the Chicagoland area, managed by Sam Leach of Liverpool, original promoter of The Beatles.
BOOK AMERICAN ENGLISH. For bookings call or [email protected] or use our convenient online booking form by clicking on the Online Request Form. Overview This impressive volume provides a chronological, narrative account of the development of American English from its earliest origins to the present : American English (AmE, AE, AmEng, USEng, en-US), sometimes called United States English or U.S.
English, is the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States. Currently, American English is the most influential form of English worldwide. English is the most widely spoken language in the United States and is the de facto common language used Language family: Indo-European, GermanicWest.
American literature is often divided into five major periods: The Colonial and Early National period (17th century to ) The Romantic period ( to ) Realism and Naturalism ( to ) The Modernist period ( to ) The Contemporary period ( to present). his book is the learner’s edition of our U.S.A.
History in Brief. It will teach you about important events in the history of the United States. You also will find many beautiful pictures of the events and people who shaped that history. This is the first in a series of books to help people learn the English language.
As with any language, American English is full of idioms, especially when spoken. Idioms add color and texture to language by creating images that convey meanings beyond those of the individual words that make them up. Idioms are culturally bound, providing insight into the history, culture, and outlook of their users.
ThisFile Size: 2MB. This book is the most comprehensive history of the English language you can find that is accessible to the non-linguist. It will help you understand why English spelling is such a disaster, how different dialects of English came to be different from each other, and why language change is not as evil as people might think.4/5.
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[Joey Lee Dillard] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: this text examines the history and development of American English, covering such topics as the development of Black English, regionalization. A book released this year claims that Americanisms will have completely absorbed the English language by Hephzibah Anderson takes a look."A History of American English provides for the first time a chronological, narrative account of the development of American English.
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