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Gowerland and its language a history of the English speech of the Gower Peninsula, South Wales by Robert J. Penhallurick

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Published by P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Glamorgan (Wales),
  • Gower (Wales),
  • Wales,
  • Gower.,
  • Glamorgan.,
  • Gower,
  • Glamorgan

Subjects:

  • English language -- Dialects -- Wales -- Gower.,
  • English language -- Dialects -- Wales -- Glamorgan.,
  • English language -- Dialects -- Wales -- Gower -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.,
  • English language -- Dialects -- Wales -- Glamorgan -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.,
  • Glamorgan (Wales) -- Languages.,
  • Gower (Wales) -- Languages.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-223).

StatementRobert Penhallurick.
SeriesUniversity of Bamberg studies in English linguistics,, vol. 36 =, Bamberger Beiträge zur englischen Sprachwissenschaft ;, Bd. 36, Bamberger Beiträge zur englischen Sprachwissenschaft ;, Bd. 36.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1904.G69 P46 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL880013M
ISBN 103631477414
LC Control Number95167504
OCLC/WorldCa31856387

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DEBATING DIALECT: ESSAYS ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF DIALECT STUDY by Robert J. Penhallurick and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Gower dialect refers to the older vocabulary or slang of the Gower Peninsula on the south Wales coast. It was Normanised/Anglicised relatively early after the Norman conquest of vely cut off from the Welsh hinterland, but with coastal links across south Wales and the West Country, the region developed their distinct English dialect which endured to within living memory. Read this book on Questia. Robert Penhallurick is Lecturer in English Language at the University of Wales Swansea as well as the curator of the Archive of Welsh English. He is the author of The Anglo-Welsh Dialects of North Wales (), Gowerland and its Language (), and many articles on dialect and dialectology. Dr Penhallurick published Gowerland and its Language 25 years ago. The glossary is an updated and condensed version of this work. It will be launched at an event in Cilibion, Gower, on October Dr Jones is an independent linguistics researcher.

Robert Penhallurick is Lecturer in English Language at the University of Wales Swansea as well as the curator of the Archive of Welsh English. He is the author of The Anglo-Welsh Dialects of North Wales (), Gowerland and its Language (), and many articles on dialect and dialectology. Gowers Plain Words is a fascinating book, full of good (although sometimes dated) advice, and a great pleasure to dip into - both for its sensible, and never pedantic, advice, and for the glimpses it gives of another time and another language. The book is, it seems to me, an important document of its era: the period or reconstruction and 4/5.   She also gives private Welsh language tuition starting at £10 an hour, as well as running a relaxed weekly drop-in conversational Welsh group every Wednesday from 1pmpm. All age guidances for books are approximate, but are roughly broken down into , , , and Robert Penhallurick is Lecturer in English Language at the University of Wales Swansea as well as the curator of the Archive of Welsh English. He is the author of The Anglo-Welsh Dialects of North Wales (), Gowerland and its Language (), and many articles on dialect and dialectology. Read more.