• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
The Edinburgh Companion to Scots (Paperback)
  • The Edinburgh Companion to Scots (Paperback)
zoom

The Edinburgh Companion to Scots (Paperback)

(editor), (editor), (editor)
£29.99
Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 19/03/2003
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Check Marketplace availability

The Edinburgh Companion to Scots is a comprehensive introduction to the study of older and present-day Scots language. The aim of the volume is to explain and illustrate methods of research into Scots and Scottish English. Topics include the grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation of contemporary speech in Scotland, and the investigation of Older Scots written texts. There is further coverage of issues such as modern literary Scots, language planning, placenames and personal names, and the development of Scots overseas. Each chapter gives a brief overview of the topic, and provides case studies to illustrate avenues of exploration for those beginning to develop research techniques. The book is designed as an accessible introduction to key issues and methods of investigation for undergraduate students interested in the way language has developed in Scotland.

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 9780748615964
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 457 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 23 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Art of Rhetoric: Art of Rhetoric
Added to basket
Lost in Translation
Added to basket
The Etymologicon
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
How to Argue with a Cat
Added to basket
Mythologies
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Making the Father of the Bride's Speech
Added to basket
Scouse-English Glossary
Added to basket
Dent's Modern Tribes
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
How to Swear
Added to basket
£9.99
Hardback
Fucking Apostrophes
Added to basket
£6.99   £5.99
Hardback
The Language Instinct
Added to basket
Let's Sign Pocket Dictionary
Added to basket
The Will to Power
Added to basket
The Wee Book a Glesca Banter
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.