Franklin

Essays on English, by Brander Matthews.

Author/Creator:
Matthews, Brander, 1852-1929.
Publication:
New York, C. Scribner's sons, 1921.
Format/Description:
Book
5 p. ℓ., 3-284 p. 20 cm.
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Subjects:
English language -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Contents:
Is the English language degenerating?
What is pure English?
American English and British English.
The vicissitudes of the vocabulary.
The latest novelties in language.
Newspaper English.
The permanent utility of dialect.
A confusion of tongues.
Learning a language.
The advertizer's artful aid.
A standard of spoken English.
Style from several angles.
Mark Twain and the art of writing.
One world-language or two?
Notes:
"Bibliographic note": p. 283.
OCLC:
1379122