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Introduction to Early Modern English by Terttu Nevalainen
An Introduction to Early Modern English (Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language) by Paul Lagasse
An Introduction to English Morphology by Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy
An Introduction to English Phonetics (Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language) by Richard Ogden
An Introduction to English Phonology by April McMahon
An Introduction to English Semantics and Pragmatics (Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language) by Patrick Griffiths
An introduction to English sociolinguistics by Graeme Trousdale
An Introduction to English Syntax by J. E. Miller
An Introduction to International Varieties of English by Laurie Bauer
An Introduction to Late Modern English (Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language) by Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade
An Introduction to Middle English by Simon Horobin
An Introduction to Old English by Richard Hogg
An Introduction to Old English (Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language) by Richard Hogg
An Introduction to Regional Englishes: Dialect Variation in England (Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language) by Joan Beal

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