Inventing English

Inventing English

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qSeth Lerer's Inventing English is a history of the English language from the age of Beowulf to the rap of Eminem. Many have written about the evolution of our grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary, but only Lerer situates these developments in the larger history of English, America, and literature.q--BOOK JACKET.The Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way. New York: Avon ... The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary. New York: ... Press, 1959. 277 LERER REFERENCES. pdf.

Title:Inventing English
Author:Seth Lerer
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2012-07-16


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