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Our marvelous native tongue : the life and times of the English language, Robert Claiborne

Label
Our marvelous native tongue : the life and times of the English language
Title
Our marvelous native tongue
Title remainder
the life and times of the English language
Statement of responsibility
Robert Claiborne
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts a history of the English language from its Indo-European origins to the present
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Claiborne, Robert
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1075
LC item number
.C47 1983
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • Inglés
  • English language
  • Geschichte
  • Englisch
Label
Our marvelous native tongue : the life and times of the English language, Robert Claiborne
Link
https://archive.org/details/ourmarvelousnati00clai
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 308-322
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The importance of speaking English: a most extraordinary language -- The common source: Indo-European and its speakers -- The first conquest: from the Danube to the Baltic -- The second conquest: from West Germanic to Old English -- The third conquest: English and French -- The first flowering: Chaucer, Caxton and "good English" -- "The verie height": Shakespeare and the King James Bible -- A search for order: trying to make English behave -- Only in America: English leaps the Atlantic -- Our infinite variety: modern variations on an old theme -- Not everybody's English: some remarkable vocabularies -- From here on in: English today and tomorrow
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 339 pages
Isbn
9780812916355
Lccn
82040363
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)9280461
Label
Our marvelous native tongue : the life and times of the English language, Robert Claiborne
Link
https://archive.org/details/ourmarvelousnati00clai
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 308-322
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The importance of speaking English: a most extraordinary language -- The common source: Indo-European and its speakers -- The first conquest: from the Danube to the Baltic -- The second conquest: from West Germanic to Old English -- The third conquest: English and French -- The first flowering: Chaucer, Caxton and "good English" -- "The verie height": Shakespeare and the King James Bible -- A search for order: trying to make English behave -- Only in America: English leaps the Atlantic -- Our infinite variety: modern variations on an old theme -- Not everybody's English: some remarkable vocabularies -- From here on in: English today and tomorrow
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 339 pages
Isbn
9780812916355
Lccn
82040363
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)9280461

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