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David Crystal at Routledge

To celebrate the 50th year of his incredible career, Routledge are proud to be publishing two new projects by Professor David Crystal.

In Just a Phrase I'm Going Through: My Life in Language, David reflects on his life and work and seeks to answer the question, 'How did you become a linguist?'. The Future of Language: The Routledge David Crystal Lectures presents three of David's most popular performance lectures on a specially recorded DVD with an accompanying book. Find out more about these exciting new products on the accompanying site, featuring 'Meet the Author', movie clips and trailers for each of the 3 lectures.

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  1. Just A Phrase I'm Going Through

    My Life in Language

    By David Crystal

    Kidnapping, attempted assassination, espionage … not the answers you’d expect to the question ‘what happens when you become a linguist?’ But now, reflecting on a long and hugely successful career at the forefront of the field of English Language and Linguistics, David Crystal answers this...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Future of Language

    The Routledge David Crystal Lectures

    By David Crystal

    Series: The Routledge David Crystal Lectures

    For the first time, The Future of Language brings together three of Professor David Crystal’s most popular lectures on the future of language. One of the world’s foremost experts on language and English language, and arguably the most accessible and entertaining writer and lecturer in this area,...

    Published April 26th 2009 by Routledge