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The Resource Standard English : the widening debate, edited by Tony Bex and Richard J. Watts

Standard English : the widening debate, edited by Tony Bex and Richard J. Watts

Label
Standard English : the widening debate
Title
Standard English
Title remainder
the widening debate
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tony Bex and Richard J. Watts
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The controversy surrounding the definition of Standard English and the notion of what is correct and incorrect is the central issue debated in this volume by a cast of leading international scholars
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bex, Tony
  • Watts, Richard J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
Label
Standard English : the widening debate, edited by Tony Bex and Richard J. Watts
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Standard English : what it isn't
  • Peter Trudgill
  • Spoken standard English
  • Jenny Cheshire
  • Standard grammars, spoken grammars : some educational implications
  • Ronald Carter
  • Standard English and language ideology in Britain and the United States
  • Lesley Milroy
  • Names of US English : valley girl, cowboy, yankee, normal, nasal and ignorant
  • Laura C. Hartley and Dennis R. Preston
  • Consequences of standardisation in descriptive linguistics
  • Functions and forms of English in a European EFL country
  • Bent Preisler
  • Curiouser and curiouser : falling standards in the standard English debate
  • Tony Crowley
  • James Milroy
  • Social construction of standard English : grammar writers as a "discourse community"
  • Richard J. Watts
  • Typography, lexicography and the development of the idea of "standard English"
  • Hayley Davis
  • Representations of English in twentieth-century Britain : Fowler, Gowers and Partridge
  • Tony Bex
Control code
030018251079
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 312 p.
Isbn
9780415191630
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Standard English : the widening debate, edited by Tony Bex and Richard J. Watts
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Standard English : what it isn't
  • Peter Trudgill
  • Spoken standard English
  • Jenny Cheshire
  • Standard grammars, spoken grammars : some educational implications
  • Ronald Carter
  • Standard English and language ideology in Britain and the United States
  • Lesley Milroy
  • Names of US English : valley girl, cowboy, yankee, normal, nasal and ignorant
  • Laura C. Hartley and Dennis R. Preston
  • Consequences of standardisation in descriptive linguistics
  • Functions and forms of English in a European EFL country
  • Bent Preisler
  • Curiouser and curiouser : falling standards in the standard English debate
  • Tony Crowley
  • James Milroy
  • Social construction of standard English : grammar writers as a "discourse community"
  • Richard J. Watts
  • Typography, lexicography and the development of the idea of "standard English"
  • Hayley Davis
  • Representations of English in twentieth-century Britain : Fowler, Gowers and Partridge
  • Tony Bex
Control code
030018251079
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 312 p.
Isbn
9780415191630
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps

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