language of the East Midlands and the development of standard English

a study in diachronic phonology
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English language -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Phonology., English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Phonology., English language -- Dialects -- England -- East Midlands., East Midlands (England) -- Langu

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StatementWillard James Rusch.
SeriesBerkeley insights in linguistics and semiotics,, vol. 8
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LC ClassificationsPE540 .R8 1992
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Paginationxviii, 197 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1551962M
ISBN 100820415820
LC Control Number91031826

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The language of the East Midlands and the development of standard English: a study in diachronic phonology. [Willard James Rusch]. East Midlands English is a traditional dialect with modern local and social variations spoken in those parts of the Midlands loosely lying east of Watling Street separating it from West Midlands English, north of a variable isogloss of the variant of Southern English of Oxfordshire and East Anglian English of Cambridgeshire and south of another that separates it from the Yorkshire dialect.

"This practical and informative course book is a fascinating, visual volume which leads the student through the development of the language from Old English, through Middle and Early Modern English to the establishment of Standard English in the eighteenth century." "At the core of this substantially expanded second edition lies a series of nearly historical texts, of which more than half /5(2).

"The term Standard English refers to both an actual variety of language and an idealized norm of English acceptable in many social situations. As a language variety, Standard English is the language used in most public discourse and in the regular operation of American social news media, the government, the legal profession, and the teachers in our schools and universities all.

By the fifteenth century there had come to prevail in the East Midlands a fairly uniform dialect, and the language of London agrees in all important respects with it.

In the latter part of the fifteenth century the London standard had been accepted, at least in writing, in most parts of the country. The Language of the East Midlands and the Development of Standard English: A Study in Diachronic Phonology.

The historical lineage of Standard English has been a locus of scholarly research for over a century. And although the strong influence of the East Midlands dia. During the 13th and 14th centuries, large numbers of East Midlanders migrated to London, in turn influencing the standard form of English.

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It includes word choice, word. Chancery Standard contributed significantly to the development of a Standard English, and the political, commercial and cultural dominance of the "East Midlands triangle" (London-Oxford-Cambridge) was well established long before the 15th Century, but it was the printing press that was really responsible for carrying through the standardization.

Fourteenth-century English was spoken (and written) in a variety of dialects. Middle English speakers recognized three distinct dialects -- Northern, Midlands, and Southern: Also, English though they had from the beginning three manner of speech -- Southern, Northern, and Middle speech in the middle of the land, as they come from three manner of people in Germany [i.e., Angles, Saxons, and Jutes].

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There are many questions yet to be answered about how Standard English came into existence. The claim that it developed from a Central Midlands dialect propagated by clerks in the Chancery, the medieval writing office of the king, is one explanation that has dominated textbooks to date.

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This book reopens the debate about the origins of Standard English, challenging earlier accounts and. One of the reasons for learning about the development of the English language is to understand the relationship between dialects and Standard English in present-day English.

In the conglomeration of different dialects that we call ‘Middle English’, there was no one recognised standard form. The English language in Northern England has been shaped by the region's history of settlement and migration, and today encompasses a group of related dialects known as Northern England English (or, simply, Northern English in the United Kingdom).Historically, the strongest influence on the varieties of the English language spoken in Northern England was the Northumbrian dialect of Old English.

The book is a systematic description of Standard English, and examples of contemporary spoken dialectal grammar are introduced and analysed to illustrate the differences between standard and nonstandard usage.

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The final three chapters deal with vocabulary—the meaning, making, and borrowing of words. This sixth edition of a book Thomas Pyles wrote some forty-five years ago pre. A visual volume which traces the development of the language from Old English, through Middle and Early Middle English to the establishment of Standard English in the 18th century.

The core of the book is a series of nearly historical texts, of which more than half are reproduced in facsimile, exemplifying the progressive changes in the Reviews: 5. Since the London dialect steadily gained in prestige from that time on and began to develop into a literary standard, the northern, Scandinavianized variety of East-Midland became the basis of standard Modern English.

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Refer to the image below for an idea of the changes to the English language during this time frame. Late Middle English. It was during the 14th century that a different dialect (known as the East-Midlands) began to develop around the London area.

The standard English dialect is the dialect of English that's taught in schools, spoken by the media, and in law. Most often, even if a person's speech changes to a regional dialect, their writing.

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It has been strongly influenced by the Welsh language, although it is increasingly influenced today by standard English, due to the large number of English people vacationing and retiring there.: The East Midlands in the early Middle Ages (Studies in the early history of Britain) (): Stafford, Pauline: BooksAuthor: Pauline Stafford.