The Rise of American Language Standards

The Rise of American Language Standards

Streaming Video - 2016
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In the 1800s, America began looking inward, not to England, for its language standards. The new norms were recorded in dictionaries, spelling books, and grammars, and celebrated in a profusion of distinctly American literary works. Noah Webster, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Walt Whitman, and Mark Twain are all key figures in this stage in the historical development of American English.
Publisher: The Great Courses, 2016
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2017
Branch Call Number: eVideo
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Additional Contributors: The Great Courses (Firm)
Kanopy (Firm)

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