The Resource The language wars : a history of proper English, Henry Hitchings, (electronic resource)

The language wars : a history of proper English, Henry Hitchings, (electronic resource)

Label
The language wars : a history of proper English
Title
The language wars
Title remainder
a history of proper English
Statement of responsibility
Henry Hitchings
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines modern debates about correct language use while exploring the roles of morality, politics, and class on historical style arguments, evaluating the input of key contributors while covering topics ranging from regional accents and slang to political correctness and e-communications
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hitchings, Henry
Dewey number
420.9
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1075
LC item number
.H58 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
Label
The language wars : a history of proper English, Henry Hitchings, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : John Murray, 2011
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-390) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 26
  • 4
  • From Queen Elizabeth to John Locke
  • 37
  • 5
  • Hitting le jackpot
  • 51
  • 6
  • Rough magic of English spelling
  • 61
  • 1
  • 7
  • Many advantages of a good language
  • 76
  • 8
  • 'Bishop Lowth was a fool'
  • 88
  • 9
  • O my America, my new found land!
  • 104
  • 10
  • 'To boldly go'
  • Long shadow of Lindley Murray
  • 122
  • 11
  • Pedigree of nations
  • 133
  • 12
  • Of fish-knives and fist-fucks
  • 143
  • 13
  • 'Our blood, our language, our institutions'
  • 1
  • 161
  • 14
  • Organizing the Victorian treasure-house
  • 170
  • 15
  • Warden of English
  • 182
  • 16
  • 'Speak that I may see thee'
  • 191
  • 2
  • 17
  • Talking proper
  • 203
  • 18
  • Alphabet and the goddess
  • 215
  • 19
  • Modern life is rubbish
  • 227
  • 20
  • Survival machine
  • Unholy shit
  • 237
  • 21
  • 'It's English-Only here'
  • 252
  • 22
  • Comma flaps its wings
  • 261
  • 23
  • Flaunting the rules
  • 15
  • 270
  • 24
  • Technology says 'whatever'
  • 290
  • 25
  • 'Conquer English to Make China Strong'
  • 300
  • 26
  • What do we do with the flowing face of nature?
  • 310
  • 3
  • 27
  • Such, such are the joys
  • 321
  • 28
  • Envoi
  • 333
  • Emergence of English
Control code
ocn863495707
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Picador edition.
Extent
1 online resource (408 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429995030
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00102977
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2A73DAA9-43F0-438F-91F7-F48E4DD33A72
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o863495707
  • (OCoLC)863495707
Label
The language wars : a history of proper English, Henry Hitchings, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : John Murray, 2011
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-390) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 26
  • 4
  • From Queen Elizabeth to John Locke
  • 37
  • 5
  • Hitting le jackpot
  • 51
  • 6
  • Rough magic of English spelling
  • 61
  • 1
  • 7
  • Many advantages of a good language
  • 76
  • 8
  • 'Bishop Lowth was a fool'
  • 88
  • 9
  • O my America, my new found land!
  • 104
  • 10
  • 'To boldly go'
  • Long shadow of Lindley Murray
  • 122
  • 11
  • Pedigree of nations
  • 133
  • 12
  • Of fish-knives and fist-fucks
  • 143
  • 13
  • 'Our blood, our language, our institutions'
  • 1
  • 161
  • 14
  • Organizing the Victorian treasure-house
  • 170
  • 15
  • Warden of English
  • 182
  • 16
  • 'Speak that I may see thee'
  • 191
  • 2
  • 17
  • Talking proper
  • 203
  • 18
  • Alphabet and the goddess
  • 215
  • 19
  • Modern life is rubbish
  • 227
  • 20
  • Survival machine
  • Unholy shit
  • 237
  • 21
  • 'It's English-Only here'
  • 252
  • 22
  • Comma flaps its wings
  • 261
  • 23
  • Flaunting the rules
  • 15
  • 270
  • 24
  • Technology says 'whatever'
  • 290
  • 25
  • 'Conquer English to Make China Strong'
  • 300
  • 26
  • What do we do with the flowing face of nature?
  • 310
  • 3
  • 27
  • Such, such are the joys
  • 321
  • 28
  • Envoi
  • 333
  • Emergence of English
Control code
ocn863495707
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Picador edition.
Extent
1 online resource (408 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429995030
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00102977
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2A73DAA9-43F0-438F-91F7-F48E4DD33A72
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o863495707
  • (OCoLC)863495707

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