Today and Tomorrow Volume 20 Language and Literature: Lars Porsena or the Future of Swearing   Breaking Priscian's Head or English as She Will be Spoke and Wrote  Delphos: The Future of International Language  Pomona or the Future of English (Hardback)
  • Today and Tomorrow Volume 20 Language and Literature: Lars Porsena or the Future of Swearing   Breaking Priscian's Head or English as She Will be Spoke and Wrote  Delphos: The Future of International Language  Pomona or the Future of English (Hardback)
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Today and Tomorrow Volume 20 Language and Literature: Lars Porsena or the Future of Swearing Breaking Priscian's Head or English as She Will be Spoke and Wrote Delphos: The Future of International Language Pomona or the Future of English (Hardback)

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Hardback 372 Pages / Published: 16/04/2008
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Lars Porsena

Or the Future of Swearing

Robert Graves

Originally published in 1927

"Not for squeamish readers." Spectator

"A deliciously ironical affair." Bystander

"Humour and style are beyond criticism." Irish Statesman

As relevant now as when it was first published, this volume and its ironic look at the political correctness of society has become a classic of the Today & Tomorrow series.

90pp

Breaking Priscian's Head

Or English As She Will Be Spoke and Wrote

J Y T Greig

Originally published in 1928

"The most vehement attack (on standard English) we have ever read." Morning Post

"A rollicking book" Spectator

This volume discusses the nature of language, grammar, the influence of America, of slang dialect and many other subjects.

90p

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Delphos

The Future of International Language

E Sylvia Pankhurst

Originally published in 1927

In this volume, Sylvia Pankhurst argues that an international language would be one of the greatest assets to modern civilization. She surveys past attempts from the sixteenth to the early twentieth centuries and predicts the arrival of the inter-language, its form, its social and cultural utility and its influence for world peace.

90pp

Pomona or the Future of English

Basil de Selincourt

Originally published in 1926

"Equal to anything yet produced in this brilliant series." Spectator

An analysis of the present condition of the English language and the paths along which it is progressing.

88pp

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415463546
Number of pages: 372
Weight: 510 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm

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