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The Resource Aspects of American English, [by] Elizabeth M. Kerr [and] Ralph M. Aderman

Aspects of American English, [by] Elizabeth M. Kerr [and] Ralph M. Aderman

Label
Aspects of American English
Title
Aspects of American English
Statement of responsibility
[by] Elizabeth M. Kerr [and] Ralph M. Aderman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1905-
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Kerr, Elizabeth Margaret
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Aderman, Ralph M
Series statement
Harbrace sourcebooks
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  • English language
  • Language and languages
Label
Aspects of American English, [by] Elizabeth M. Kerr [and] Ralph M. Aderman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Selections are suitable for study as examples of modern expository writing."
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Principles of language -- What is language? / Archibald A Hill -- Language has system / Robert A Hall -- The conventional character of language / James B Greenough and George Lyman Kittredge -- Revolution in Grammar / W Nelson Francis -- Approaches to language / Charles C Fries -- Part II: Historical aspects -- The lexicographer's uneasy chair / James Sledd -- But what's a dictionary for? / Bergen Evans -- The hallmarks of American / H L Mencken -- American place-names / H L Mencken -- Language doesn't stay the same / Robert A Hall -- The birth of new verbs / H L Mencken -- Part III: Regional aspects -- The American dialects / Albert C Baugh -- The way we talk / Raven I McDavid Jr -- The linguistic atlases: our new resource / Harold B Allen -- Regional and local words / Hans Kurath -- Linguistic geography and freshman English / Albert H Marckwardt -- Part IV: Literary and colloquial aspects -- Learned words and popular words / James B Greenough and George Lyman Kittredge -- Cultural levels and functional varieties of English / John S Kenyon -- Slang and its relatives / Paul Roberts -- The language of The catcher in the rye / Donald P Costello -- Part V: Social or class aspects -- Standard English / Charles C Fries -- Speech communities / Paul Roberts -- The language of the cultivated / Austin C Dobbins -- Grammar for today / Bergen Evans -- What is good English? / Margaret Nicholson -- The king's English in a democratic world / Charlton Laird -- Right vs wrong / Robert A Hall -- The genteel tradition / Albert H Mackwardt -- Some social differences in pronunciation / Raven I McDavid, Jr -- Today's collegiate English / J N Hook
Control code
299213
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
272 pages
Lccn
63012085
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)492320
Label
Aspects of American English, [by] Elizabeth M. Kerr [and] Ralph M. Aderman
Publication
Note
"Selections are suitable for study as examples of modern expository writing."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Principles of language -- What is language? / Archibald A Hill -- Language has system / Robert A Hall -- The conventional character of language / James B Greenough and George Lyman Kittredge -- Revolution in Grammar / W Nelson Francis -- Approaches to language / Charles C Fries -- Part II: Historical aspects -- The lexicographer's uneasy chair / James Sledd -- But what's a dictionary for? / Bergen Evans -- The hallmarks of American / H L Mencken -- American place-names / H L Mencken -- Language doesn't stay the same / Robert A Hall -- The birth of new verbs / H L Mencken -- Part III: Regional aspects -- The American dialects / Albert C Baugh -- The way we talk / Raven I McDavid Jr -- The linguistic atlases: our new resource / Harold B Allen -- Regional and local words / Hans Kurath -- Linguistic geography and freshman English / Albert H Marckwardt -- Part IV: Literary and colloquial aspects -- Learned words and popular words / James B Greenough and George Lyman Kittredge -- Cultural levels and functional varieties of English / John S Kenyon -- Slang and its relatives / Paul Roberts -- The language of The catcher in the rye / Donald P Costello -- Part V: Social or class aspects -- Standard English / Charles C Fries -- Speech communities / Paul Roberts -- The language of the cultivated / Austin C Dobbins -- Grammar for today / Bergen Evans -- What is good English? / Margaret Nicholson -- The king's English in a democratic world / Charlton Laird -- Right vs wrong / Robert A Hall -- The genteel tradition / Albert H Mackwardt -- Some social differences in pronunciation / Raven I McDavid, Jr -- Today's collegiate English / J N Hook
Control code
299213
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
272 pages
Lccn
63012085
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)492320

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