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Author Hickey, Raymond, 1954-
Title A dictionary of varieties of English / Raymond Hickey
Imprint Chichester, West Sussex [England] ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2014
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 人文社會聯圖參考書區  R PE1704 .H53 2014    LIB USE ONLY    30630020073803
Descript viii, 431 pages : maps ; 26 cm
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Note "A Dictionary of Varieties of English presents a comprehensive listing of the distinctive dialects and forms of English spoken throughout the contemporary world. Provides an invaluable introduction and guide to current research trends in the field Includes definitions both for the varieties of English and regions they feature, and for terms and concepts derived from a linguistic analysis of these varieties Explores important research issues including the transportation of dialects of English, the rise of 'New Englishes', sociolinguistic investigations of various English-speaking locales, and the study of language contact and change. Reflects our increased awareness of global forms of English, and the advances made in the study of varieties of the language in recent decades Creates an invaluable, informative resource for students and scholars alike, spanning the rich and diverse linguistic varieties of the most widely accepted language of international communication "-- Provided by publisher
Link Online version: Hickey, Raymond, 1954- Dictionary of varieties of English First Edition. Hoboken : Wiley-Blackwell, 2014 9781118584040 (DLC) 2013039619
Subject English language -- Variation -- Dictionaries
English language -- Dialects -- Dictionaries
English language -- Spoken English -- Dictionaries
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General. bisacsh
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