WorldCat Identities

Brook, G. L. (George Leslie) 1910-1987

Overview
Works: 101 works in 589 publications in 8 languages and 8,743 library holdings
Genres: History  Romances  Juvenile works  Fiction  Arthurian romances  Adventure stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Poetry  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PE1075, 821.1
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Most widely held works about G. L Brook
 
Most widely held works by G. L Brook
A history of the English language by G. L Brook( Book )

75 editions published between 1957 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British professor discusses the components of English and explains, on historical grounds, some puzzling grammatical features
English dialects by G. L Brook( Book )

55 editions published between 1963 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Harley lyrics : the Middle English lyrics of Ms. Harley 2253 by British Museum( Book )

61 editions published between 1948 and 1993 in English and English, Middle and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to Old English by G. L Brook( Book )

54 editions published between 1955 and 1978 in English and French and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Varieties of English by G. L Brook( Book )

48 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English language is not a monolithic entity but an amalgam of many different varieties that can be associated respectively with groups of speakers, with individuals, and with the occasion. Among such varieties are slang, regional and class dialects, the language of children, and the language used by public speakers, journalists, lawyers, scientists, and advertisers. Contributing to these varieties are dialects, idiolects, registers, slang, usage, and the changing nature of our language. A number of changes in pronunciation, vocabulary, and syntax are currently taking place and are thus constantly creating new varieties of English. (Hod)
The Language of Shakespeare by G. L Brook( Book )

17 editions published between 1976 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The language of Dickens by G. L Brook( Book )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the Linguist and specialists in the later history of the English language
Lazamon: Brut by Layamon( Book )

in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books and book-collecting by G. L Brook( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights several search engines for information on books and book collecting. Includes search engines for new, in-print books, as well as used, rare, and out-of-print books
Words in everyday life by G. L Brook( Book )

25 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etude de l'Anglais : sémantique, linguistique, littérature
The modern university by G. L Brook( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from Layamon's Brut by Layamon( Book )

18 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brut by Layamon( Book )

5 editions published in 1963 in English and English, Middle and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This version of Brut is a rendering into modern English, in verse format, of the Middle English story of Britain, from its founding by the legendary Brutus, a supposed descendant of the Trojans, to the final loss of land and prestige when the Saxons took over Britain. Lawman, a priest in the Welsh Marches in the diocese of Worcester, was translating from the twelfth-century French octosyllabic couplets of Wace, who came from Jersey and was himself translating Geoffrey of Monmouth's Latin prose. Lawman's narrative poem, probably written in the first quarter of the thirteenth-century, is a compound of chronicle, romance, saint's life and sermon." -- Book jacket flap
English sound-changes by G. L Brook( Book )

34 editions published between 1935 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret Seven adventure by Enid Blyton( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A priceless pearl necklace has been stolen - and the Seven witnessed the thief making his escape! But where has he hidden the necklace?
Layamon: 'Brut' : edited from British Museum MS. Cotton Caligula A. IX and British Museum MS. Cotton Otho C. XIII : by Layamon( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on some English sound-changes by G. L Brook( Book )

14 editions published between 1935 and 1947 in English and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text. <Lines 8021 - end.> by Layamon( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in Undetermined and English, Middle and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English phonetic reader by G. L Brook( Book )

3 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brut by Layamon( Book )

6 editions published in 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edited from British Museum ms. Cotton Caligula A. IX and British Museum ms. Cotton Otho C, XIII
 
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Varieties of English
Alternative Names
Brook, G. L.

Brook, G.L. 1910-1987

Brook, George Leslie

Brook, George Leslie 1910-

Brook, George Leslie 1910-1987

부룩, G. L

브룩, G. L

ブルック, G. L.

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Lazamon: BrutSelections from Layamon's BrutSecret Seven adventureLayamon: 'Brut' : edited from British Museum MS. Cotton Caligula A. IX and British Museum MS. Cotton Otho C. XIII :Text. <Lines 8021 - end.>Brut