Gender shifts in the history of English /

How did grammatical gender in English get replaced by a system dependent on natural gender? How is this related to 'irregular agreement' (she for ships) and 'sexist' language use (generic he) in Modern English? This study, based on extensive corpus data, offers an important histo...

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Main Author: Curzan, Anne.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series:Studies in English language.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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