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Published: 09 February 2011

352 Pages | 14 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195327618

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Language Myths and the History of English

Richard J. Watts

Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Examines and challenges the prevailing myths about the history of the English language
  • Draws on a variety of accessible sources, including Jonathan Swift and Beowulf