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6 edition of Talking Proper found in the catalog.

Talking Proper

The Rise of Accent As Social Symbol

by Lynda Mugglestone

  • 211 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical & comparative linguistics,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • English,
  • Language,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Linguistics,
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9709568M
    ISBN 100199250626
    ISBN 109780199250622

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