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Gift of Tongues

John Edwards, 7 July 1983

Many Voices: Bilingualism, Culture and Education 
by Jane Miller.
Routledge, 212 pp., £10.95, April 1983, 0 7100 9331 4
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Life with Two Languages: An Introduction to Bilingualism 
by François Grosjean.
Harvard, 370 pp., £14, November 1982, 0 674 53091 8
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On Dialect: Social and Geographical Perspectives 
by Peter Trudgill.
Blackwell, 240 pp., £15, December 1982, 0 631 13151 5
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... of society at large rendering educational innovation alone somewhat trivial. The third book is by Trudgill, a British sociolinguist, and is largely composed of previously-published articles. It will be of less interest to the general reader simply because it is more technical than the other two. It is, however, an admirable collection which shows the value of ...

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