Download e-book for kindle: A Structural Atlas of the English Dialects (Routledge by Peter Anderson

By Peter Anderson

ISBN-10: 1138890898

ISBN-13: 9781138890893

First released in 1987, this atlas identifies structural styles which exist within the sound structures of the dialects of britain. It regards version, now not as whatever to be neglected or kept away from, yet as a valuable and crucial function of dialect, which has to be accounted for in a scientific manner. The research identifies a few of the extra admired structural barriers among dialect parts and argues that discrete barriers don't exist: relatively there are various components separated by means of bands of dialects within which conflicting partial platforms exist.

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