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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A Dictionary of Modern English Usage. Oxford University Press, Second edition, tenth printing.
A Dictionary of Modern English Usage : H. W. Fowler :
But all these things are graceful in emglish friend’s mouth which are blushing in a man’s own. Notes on entries discuss the changes in usage and attitude between Fowler and the present day, showing how English has changed since the s by reference to modern corpus studies, grammars, dictionaries, and the internet.
Illustrated with numerous illuminating examples from the Dictionary. The print is small, almost like a footnote. Your purchase also supports literacy h.w.foowler. Spine is slightly cocked.
It rapidly became the standard work of reference for the correct use of English in terms of choice of words, grammar, and style. This page was last edited on 26 Julyat Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
Review: A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, by H.W. Fowler
Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Fowler prefers “accompanyist” to “accompanist” and “pacificist” to “pacifist. One person found this helpful. Don’t have a Kindle? Folland Limited preview – Hence, the first edition remains in print, along with the second edition, edited by Ernest Gowers, and reprinted in and Ideally, someone today should give the edition of Fowler’s work the sort of respectful dusting Gowers gave it then, bringing it into the new century without sacrificing Fowler’s voice.
The first place to turn for sensible advice on the thorny issues of grammar, meaning, and pronunciation, ‘Fowler’ is one of those rare reference books that can also be read simply for pleasure. Light spine end bumping and a name to the front free end paper. Modedn Oxford Shakespeare William Shakespeare. After teaching classics and English eglish tohe went freelance. Much of what made the original beloved was excised.
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A Dictionary Of Modern English Usage by Fowler, H W
Leading language expert David Crystal now re-evaluates Fowler for the twenty-first century. Many helpful English usage books that are available. Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage.
Bookbarn International Inventory The second edition is the best edition of this must have reference books on English Usage. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket.
Still has some good advice on general writing, but this is mainly of historical interest. The Classic First Edition. Oxford at the Clarendon Press.