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The Resource The history of the English language, Seth Lerer

The history of the English language, Seth Lerer

Label
The history of the English language
Title
The history of the English language
Statement of responsibility
Seth Lerer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents lectures on the history of the English language
Member of
Cataloging source
RECBX
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1955-
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Lerer, Seth
Dewey number
420/.9
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PE1075
LC item number
.L47 2008b
Literary text for sound recordings
  • lectures speeches
  • other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor Seth Lerer
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  • Teaching Company
  • Recorded Books, LLC
Series statement
  • The great courses. Literature & language. Linguistics
  • The great courses
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Linguistics
Transposition and arrangement
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Label
The history of the English language, Seth Lerer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact disc
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • The length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min. The entire program consists of 36 lectures
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • lecture 5.
  • Historical linguistics and studying culture
  • lecture 6.
  • The beginnings of English
  • lecture 7. The Old English worldview
  • lecture 8.
  • Did the Normans really conquer English?
  • lecture 9.
  • What did the Normans do to English?
  • lecture 10.
  • Lecture 1.
  • Chaucer's English
  • lecture 11. Dialect representations in Middle English
  • lecture 12.
  • Medieval attitudes toward language
  • Introduction to the study of language
  • lecture 2.
  • The historical study of language
  • lecture 3.
  • Indo-European and the prehistory of English
  • lecture 4.
  • Reconstructing meaning and sound
  • lecture 17.
  • Renaissance attitudes toward teaching English
  • lecture 18.
  • Shakespeare: drama, grammar, pronunciation
  • lecture 19.
  • Shakespeare: poetry, sound, sense
  • lecture 20.
  • The Bible in English
  • lecture 21.
  • Samuel Johnson and his Dictionary
  • Lecture 13.
  • lecture 22.
  • New standards in English
  • lecture 23.
  • Dictionaries and word histories
  • lecture 24.
  • Values, words and modernity
  • The return of English as a standard
  • lecture 14.
  • The great vowel shift and modern English
  • lecture 15.
  • The expanding English vocabulary
  • lecture 16.
  • Early modern English syntax and grammar
  • lecture 29.
  • American regionalism
  • lecture 30.
  • American dialects in literature
  • lecture 31.
  • The impact of African-American English
  • lecture 32.
  • An Anglophone world
  • lecture 33.
  • The language of science
  • Lecture 25.
  • lecture 34.
  • The science of language
  • lecture 35.
  • Linguistics and politics in language study
  • lecture 36.
  • Conclusions and provocations
  • The beginnings of American English
  • lecture 26.
  • American language from Webster to Mencken
  • lecture 27.
  • American rhetoric from Jefferson to Lincoln
  • lecture 28.
  • The language of the American self
Control code
1589551
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Second edition
Extent
18 audio discs (approximately 18 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490652290
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • GC0127
  • 2250
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1589551
  • (OCoLC)896954600
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The history of the English language, Seth Lerer
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact disc
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • The length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min. The entire program consists of 36 lectures
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • lecture 5.
  • Historical linguistics and studying culture
  • lecture 6.
  • The beginnings of English
  • lecture 7. The Old English worldview
  • lecture 8.
  • Did the Normans really conquer English?
  • lecture 9.
  • What did the Normans do to English?
  • lecture 10.
  • Lecture 1.
  • Chaucer's English
  • lecture 11. Dialect representations in Middle English
  • lecture 12.
  • Medieval attitudes toward language
  • Introduction to the study of language
  • lecture 2.
  • The historical study of language
  • lecture 3.
  • Indo-European and the prehistory of English
  • lecture 4.
  • Reconstructing meaning and sound
  • lecture 17.
  • Renaissance attitudes toward teaching English
  • lecture 18.
  • Shakespeare: drama, grammar, pronunciation
  • lecture 19.
  • Shakespeare: poetry, sound, sense
  • lecture 20.
  • The Bible in English
  • lecture 21.
  • Samuel Johnson and his Dictionary
  • Lecture 13.
  • lecture 22.
  • New standards in English
  • lecture 23.
  • Dictionaries and word histories
  • lecture 24.
  • Values, words and modernity
  • The return of English as a standard
  • lecture 14.
  • The great vowel shift and modern English
  • lecture 15.
  • The expanding English vocabulary
  • lecture 16.
  • Early modern English syntax and grammar
  • lecture 29.
  • American regionalism
  • lecture 30.
  • American dialects in literature
  • lecture 31.
  • The impact of African-American English
  • lecture 32.
  • An Anglophone world
  • lecture 33.
  • The language of science
  • Lecture 25.
  • lecture 34.
  • The science of language
  • lecture 35.
  • Linguistics and politics in language study
  • lecture 36.
  • Conclusions and provocations
  • The beginnings of American English
  • lecture 26.
  • American language from Webster to Mencken
  • lecture 27.
  • American rhetoric from Jefferson to Lincoln
  • lecture 28.
  • The language of the American self
Control code
1589551
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Second edition
Extent
18 audio discs (approximately 18 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490652290
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • GC0127
  • 2250
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1589551
  • (OCoLC)896954600
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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