The State of the Language

Ricks, Christopher and Leonard Michaels (eds.)
Publication Date 1990
ISBN 9780571161324
Publisher Faber,
Binding Paperback
Condition Good, sound copy.
SKU 770
Notes Beginning to brown internally. Slightly rubbed with some creasing to spine but generally clean and sound.


Paperback. new edn., 8.5'' x 5.5'', 530 pp. Essays on the nature of the English language, with particular emphasis on recent changes. Divided into sections: Englishes; The Body Politic; Money; Practices; Art; and Rectitudes. Contributors include Keith Thomas, Kingsley Amis, Ted Hughes, Enoch Powell, Roger Scruton, David Lodge, Seymour Chatman, Hermione Lee, Alison Lurie and Sandra M. Gilbert, among many others.
Price: £4.00