By Peter Anderson

ISBN-10: 1138890898

ISBN-13: 9781138890893

First released in 1987, this atlas identifies structural styles which exist within the sound structures of the dialects of britain. It regards edition, no longer as anything to be neglected or kept away from, yet as a imperative and crucial characteristic of dialect, which needs to be accounted for in a scientific means. The examine identifies many of the extra admired structural limitations among dialect components and argues that discrete obstacles don't exist: particularly there are various components separated via bands of dialects during which conflicting partial structures exist.

Show description

Read or Download A Structural Atlas of the English Dialects (Routledge Library Editions: The English Language) PDF

Similar linguistics books

Read e-book online A Short History of Structural Linguistics PDF

This concise historical past of structural linguistics charts its improvement from the 1870s to the current day. It explains what structuralism used to be and why its principles are nonetheless primary this present day. For structuralists a language is a self-contained and tightly organised procedure whose heritage is of adjustments from one nation of the method to a different.

New PDF release: Linguistic Fieldwork (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics)

A convenient beginner's consultant, this textbook introduces some of the levels of linguistic fieldwork, from the coaching of the paintings to the presentation of the consequences. Drawing on over 40 years of fieldwork adventure among them, in over dozen languages, the authors pack the ebook with examples and anecdotes from their stories and comprise sensible routines for college students to check what they've got realized.

Get Collected Works of Braj B. Kachru: Volume 3 PDF

Professor Braj Kachru (b. 1932) has pioneered, formed and outlined the scholarly box of worldwide Englishes. he's the founder and co-editor of worldwide Englishes, the affiliate editor of the Oxford better half to the English Language and contributor to the Cambridge heritage of the English Language. His examine on international Englishes, the Kashmiri language and literature, and theoretical and utilized experiences on language and society has resulted in additional than 25 authored and edited volumes and greater than a hundred examine papers, evaluation articles, and experiences.

Keith Allan's The Routledge Handbook of Linguistics (Routledge Handbooks PDF

The Routledge instruction manual of Linguistics bargains a finished creation and reference element to the self-discipline of linguistics. This wide-ranging survey of the sector brings jointly various views, masking all of the key components of linguistics and drawing on interdisciplinary learn in topics akin to anthropology, psychology and sociology.

Additional resources for A Structural Atlas of the English Dialects (Routledge Library Editions: The English Language)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A Structural Atlas of the English Dialects (Routledge Library Editions: The English Language) by Peter Anderson


by William
4.2

Rated 4.64 of 5 – based on 5 votes