A Mouthful of Air: Languages and Language, Especially English - Anthony Burgess

A Mouthful of Air: Languages and Language, Especially English

Anthony Burgess

Book Summary

The author of more than 50 books--including the classic A Clockwork Orange--presents a fascinating survey of language: how it reached its present situation; how it operates now; and how it will develop in the future. Anthony Burgess covers everything from Shakespeares pronunciation, to the politics of speech, to the place of English in the world, and more.

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