American Language Supplement 1

American Language Supplement 1

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29.99 American Language Supplement 1

Perhaps the first truly important book about the divergence of American English from its British roots, this survey of the language as it was spoken-and as it was changing-at the beginning of the 20th century comes via one of its most inveterate watchers, journalist, critic, and editor HENRY LOUIS MENCKEN (1880-1956).In this replica of the 1921 "revised and enlarged" second edition, Mencken turns his keen ear on:

• the general character of American English

• loan-words… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Knopf (February 08, 2012)

Format: EPUB

File size: 2.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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