The Fight for English
How Language Pundits Ate, Shot, and LeftBook - 2006
This is the story of a thousand years of argument about 'correct' English, as world renowned expert David Crystal provides the first thorough-going assessment of the ongoing debate. With a lively and accessible approach, Crystal charts the battles, past and present. He combines a chronological survey of key influences in the area of usage, and looks ahead to the future in the context of recent education policy shifts.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
Characteristics: xi, 239 p. ; 20 cm
Call Number: 420.9 CRYSTAL