The Emergence of Standard English

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The Emergence of Standard English

John H. Fisher, "The Emergence of Standard English"
The U-ty Press of K.ntucky | 1995 | ISBN: 0813108527, 0813119359 | 224 pages | PDF | 3,7 MB

" Language scholars have traditionally agreed that the development of the English language was largely unplanned. Fisher challenges this view, demonstrating that the standardization of writing and pronunciation was, and still is, made under the control of political and intellectual forces."