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The Resource The History of the English language, taught by Seth Lerer, (videorecording)

The History of the English language, taught by Seth Lerer, (videorecording)

Label
The History of the English language
Title
The History of the English language
Statement of responsibility
taught by Seth Lerer
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This course introduces the student to the history of the English language, from its origins as a dialect of the Germanic-speaking peoples, through the literary and cultural documents of its 1500 year span, to the state of American speech of the present day
Member of
Cataloging source
ZHX
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
420/.9
Language note
English dialogue
PerformerNote
Taught by: Professor Seth Lerer, Stanford University
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lerer, Seth
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
0
Series statement
The great courses
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Linguistics
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The History of the English language, taught by Seth Lerer, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Course No. 2250
  • 6 videodiscs in 3 containers, each with 12 lectures and course guide
  • 36 lectures, 30 minutes each
Accompanying material
3 course guidebooks.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references in course guidebook
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1: disc 1. Lecture 1. Introduction to the study of language -- Lecture 2. The historical study of language -- Lecture 3. Indo-European and the prehistory of English -- Lecture 4. Reconstructing meaning and sound -- Lecture 5. Historical linguistics and studying culture -- Lecture 6. The beginnings of English -- disc 2. Lecture 7. The Old English worldview -- Lecture 8. Did the Normans really conquer English? -- Lecture 9. What did the Normans do to English? -- Lecture 10. Chaucer's English -- Lecture 11. Dialect representations in Middle English -- Lecture12. Medieval attitudes toward language
  • Part 2: disc 3. Lecture 13. The Return of English as a standard -- Lecture 14. The great vowel shift and modern English -- Lecture 15. The expanding English vocabulary -- Lecture 16. Early modern English syntax and grammar -- Lecture 17. Renaissance attitudes toward teaching English -- Lecture 18. Shakespeare : drama, grammar, pronunciation -- disc 4. Lecture 19. Shakespeare : poetry, sound, sense -- Lecture 20. The Bible in English -- Lecture 21. Samuel Johnson and his Dictionary -- Lecture 22. New Standards in English -- Lecture 23. Dictionaries and the word histories -- Lecture 24. Values, words, and modernity
  • Part 3: disc 5. Lecture 25. The beginnings of American English -- Lecture 26. American language from Webster to Mencken -- Lecture 27. American rhetoric from Jefferson to Lincoln -- Lecture 28. The language of the American Self -- Lecture 29. American regionalism -- Lecture 30. American dialects in literature -- disc 6. Lecture 31. The impact of African-American English -- Lecture 32. An Anglophone world -- Lecture 33. The language of science -- Lecture 34. The science of language -- Lecture 35. Linguistics and politics in language study -- Lecture 36. Conclusions and provocations
Control code
ocn221707725
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; full screen ; second edition ; library edition.
Extent
6 videodiscs (1080 min.)
Isbn
9781598034028
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
420.9 H629A 2ND [part] ; P ; XX-D ; 2 DVDs/1 AW/1 PM per case ; SA ; Color ; CDSL ; YVN0809TC4(LAP) ; book receives author/title sticker, barcode and branch sticker on front of book ; 2 cases.
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • PD2250-01
  • PD2250-02
  • PD2250-03
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 221707725
  • (Sirsi) 221707725
  • (OCoLC)221707725
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The History of the English language, taught by Seth Lerer, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Course No. 2250
  • 6 videodiscs in 3 containers, each with 12 lectures and course guide
  • 36 lectures, 30 minutes each
Accompanying material
3 course guidebooks.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references in course guidebook
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1: disc 1. Lecture 1. Introduction to the study of language -- Lecture 2. The historical study of language -- Lecture 3. Indo-European and the prehistory of English -- Lecture 4. Reconstructing meaning and sound -- Lecture 5. Historical linguistics and studying culture -- Lecture 6. The beginnings of English -- disc 2. Lecture 7. The Old English worldview -- Lecture 8. Did the Normans really conquer English? -- Lecture 9. What did the Normans do to English? -- Lecture 10. Chaucer's English -- Lecture 11. Dialect representations in Middle English -- Lecture12. Medieval attitudes toward language
  • Part 2: disc 3. Lecture 13. The Return of English as a standard -- Lecture 14. The great vowel shift and modern English -- Lecture 15. The expanding English vocabulary -- Lecture 16. Early modern English syntax and grammar -- Lecture 17. Renaissance attitudes toward teaching English -- Lecture 18. Shakespeare : drama, grammar, pronunciation -- disc 4. Lecture 19. Shakespeare : poetry, sound, sense -- Lecture 20. The Bible in English -- Lecture 21. Samuel Johnson and his Dictionary -- Lecture 22. New Standards in English -- Lecture 23. Dictionaries and the word histories -- Lecture 24. Values, words, and modernity
  • Part 3: disc 5. Lecture 25. The beginnings of American English -- Lecture 26. American language from Webster to Mencken -- Lecture 27. American rhetoric from Jefferson to Lincoln -- Lecture 28. The language of the American Self -- Lecture 29. American regionalism -- Lecture 30. American dialects in literature -- disc 6. Lecture 31. The impact of African-American English -- Lecture 32. An Anglophone world -- Lecture 33. The language of science -- Lecture 34. The science of language -- Lecture 35. Linguistics and politics in language study -- Lecture 36. Conclusions and provocations
Control code
ocn221707725
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; full screen ; second edition ; library edition.
Extent
6 videodiscs (1080 min.)
Isbn
9781598034028
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
420.9 H629A 2ND [part] ; P ; XX-D ; 2 DVDs/1 AW/1 PM per case ; SA ; Color ; CDSL ; YVN0809TC4(LAP) ; book receives author/title sticker, barcode and branch sticker on front of book ; 2 cases.
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • PD2250-01
  • PD2250-02
  • PD2250-03
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 221707725
  • (Sirsi) 221707725
  • (OCoLC)221707725
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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