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An Uncommon Tongue: The Uses And Resources Of English Walter Nash

An Uncommon Tongue: The Uses And Resources Of English

Walter Nash

Published May 14th 1992
ISBN : 9780415063609
Hardcover
222 pages
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Explores the theme of language usage in its widest sense - usage as what we say or write, as a social question, as a literary convention and usage and creativity. Nash argues that the study of usage transcends both the prescriptive and descriptiveMoreExplores the theme of language usage in its widest sense - usage as what we say or write, as a social question, as a literary convention and usage and creativity. Nash argues that the study of usage transcends both the prescriptive and descriptive and is ultimately constructive.