The Romance Of Language (eBook)
de Alethea Chaplin
Sobre o livro
This vintage book contains a detailed and fascinating treatise on language, with a specific focus on the birth, evolution and development of the English language. Highly accessible and full of interesting information, "The Romance of Language" constitutes a must-have for students of linguistics and English teachers alike. Contents include: "The Birth and Growth of Language", "The Mother Language", "Development of Daughter Languages", "Asiatic and European Languages", "Writing and the Alphabet", "The Beginnings of Writing", "Four Stages", "Cuneiform, Hieroglyphic, and Other Scripts", "English in the Making", "The Contributions of Other Tongues towards the Growth of Standard English", "the Growth of English", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete the original artwork and text.