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The Dialects of England

Peter Trudgill


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This text celebrates the rich variety of regional and social dialects of English in all its forms, ancient and modern.

Wiley-Blackwell, 9780631218159, 168pp.

Publication Date: January 21, 2000

About the Author

Peter Trudgill is Chair of English Linguistics at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. His interest in dialects extends throughout the English-speaking world and he is author of Accent, Dialect and the School, Sociolinguistics: An Introduction to Language and Society, and many other books on dialectology. He is editor of the Blackwell series 'Language in Society'.