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by Richard Bridgman

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  • ISBN 0196318327
  • ISBN13 978-0196318325
  • Language English
  • Author Richard Bridgman
  • Publisher Oxford University Press; New Ed edition (May 1969)
  • Pages 264
  • Formats lit doc lrf docx
  • Category Fiction
  • Size ePub 1880 kb
  • Size Fb2 1687 kb
  • Rating: 4.5
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A remarkably prescient book whose claims have withstood two decades of fierce debate, English in America is widely considered to be as relevant today as ever. Wise, witty, and urbane, it has much to teach all students of English. Series: Galaxy Books.

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Twenty-five years ago, in The Colloquial Style in America, Richard Bridgman showed that not until the nineteenth century did . Why pay more for a book written by an American, which in any case was likely to be inferior?

Twenty-five years ago, in The Colloquial Style in America, Richard Bridgman showed that not until the nineteenth century did American prose first incorporate a colloquial or spoken speech into its style; American writers, as Bridgman put it, began to "evolve a new means of expression out of the casual discourse of the nation," which included, among other things, an emphasis on "greater. Why pay more for a book written by an American, which in any case was likely to be inferior?

He authored "Colloquial Style in America" (1966), "Gertrude Stein in Pieces" (1970), "Dark Thoreau" (1982) and "Traveling in Mark Twain" (1987). In his book about Twain, Bridgman wrote, "Perpetual movement seemed the answer to the precariousness of life. He (Twain) moved to keep from sinking

Richard Bridgman is a professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. His other books include The Colloquial Style in America and Gertrude Stein in Pieces.

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It is the most common functional style of speech, the idiom normally employed in conversation and other informal contexts.

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Colloquial is the characteristic style of writing that seeks the effect of informal spoken . As a noun, the term is a colloquialism.

Dr. Richard Nordquist is professor emeritus of rhetoric and English at Georgia Southern University and the author of several university-level grammar and composition textbooks. Updated August 03, 2019. You wouldn't use it where you need to sound professional, serious, or knowledgeable, such as in presentations, meetings, business letters and memos, and academic papers.