Crystallised English

David Crystal
1995 English Today  
Crystallised English David Crystal, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language, Cambridge University Press, 1995, pp. vii + 489, hb 0-521-40179, £29.95. *In 24 sections, grouped into 6 parts, each containing numerous superbly-designed double-page spreads, with many high-quality colour illustrations. Covers: an opening section on Modelling English, then the following six divisions and their many subdivisions (1) The History of English, including its origins, Old English, Middle English,
more » ... arly Modern English, Modern English, and World English. (2) English Vocabulary, covering the nature and sources of the lexicon, etymology, lexical structure, and lexical dimensions. (3) English Grammar, including grammatical mythology, word structure, word classes, and sentence structure. (4) Spoken and written English,
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