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Mankind, Nation and Individual

By Otto Jespersen

Routledge – 2006 – 240 pages

Series: Otto Jespersen

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Description

This book was first published in 1947.

Contents

1. Speech and Language

2. Influence of the individual

3. Dialect and common language

4. Dialect and common language (concluded)

5. Standards of correctness

6. Correct and good language

7. The stratification of language

8. Slang

9. Mysticism of Language

10. Other eccentricities of language

11. Conclusion: universal human elements

Name: Mankind, Nation and Individual (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Otto Jespersen. This book was first published in 1947.
Categories: Grammar, Phonology, Syntax, Theoretical Linguistics