'Talking proper' the rise of accent as social symbol

'Talking Proper' is a history of the rise and fall of the English accent as a badge of cultural, social, and class identity. The text traces the origins of the phenomenon in late 18th century London, follows its history through the 19th and 20th centuries, and charts its downfall during th...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Mugglestone, Lynda
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2007, 2007
Edition:Updated 2nd ed
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references and index