A DICTIONARY OF. MODERN. ENGLISH USAGE. BY. H.W. FOWLER. SECOND EDITION revised by. SIR ERNEST GOWERS. Oxford New York. OXFORD. No book had more influence on twentieth-century writers of English than Henry Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage. It rapidly became. No book had more influence on twentieth-century attitudes to the English language in Britain than Henry Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage. It rapidly.

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I was delighted jodern find a reprint of the first edition of this book published with interesting commentary by David Crystal. I’ll leave Fowler to the scholars of English.

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I should have been content with the wonderful books I do have on word usage that make occasional reference to Fowler. Includes a chronology, bibliography, and a table of pronunciation preferences, showing how the pronunciation of words has changed during the past century.

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Bookbarn International Inventory And Usags to Read One. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage: With usual stamps and markings, In good all round condition. With a wealth of entertaining examples he looks at Fowler’s stated principles and the tensions h.w.foler his prescriptive and descriptive temperaments. Oxford University Press, Academic Skip to main content. For over years Oxford World’s Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe.

Yet from its first appearance inFowler’s was just that. After Frank died of tuberculosis inHenry forged on, producing The Pocket Oxford Dictionary inbefore completing his instantly popular usage guide 60, copies sold in the first year. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy.

I had one of these in the early s when I was a technical editor in Amsterdam for Elsevier Science Publishers. Learn more about Kindle MatchBook.

Review: A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, by H.W. Fowler

Pocket Fowler’s Modern English Usage. New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors. Exploring Shakespeare’s Language Oxford at Clarendon Press, This book has hardback covers. I understand that dictionaries are like that. Second Edition; Tenth Printing.

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A Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Pages with related products. Chipping to spine’s crown. Obsolete on many points, and available in newer, revised editions.

Leading language expert David Crystal now re-evaluates Fowler for the twenty-first century. New York and Oxford: Showing of 41 reviews. Monday – Friday, – UK time. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Comments that violate our community guidelines will be removed.

Share your dictionaru with other customers. It rapidly became the standard work of reference for the correct use of English in terms of choice of words, grammar, and style. Add both to Cart Add both to List. I’ve only looked at a few pages and I’m already noticing OCR errors, e.

The print is small, almost like a footnote. Light spine end bumping and a name to the front free end paper.