Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Dennis Baron

Professor of English and Linguistics

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Books

  • Baron, Dennis. Grammar and Good Taste: Reforming the American Language. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1982.
  • Baron, Dennis. Grammar and Gender. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1986.
  • Baron, Dennis. The English-Only Question: An Official Language for Americans?. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1990.
  • Baron, Dennis. Declining Grammar and other essays on the English vocabulary. Urbana: National Council of Teachers of English, 1992.
  • Baron, Dennis. Guide to Home Language Repair. Urbana: National Council of Teachers of English, 1994.
  • Baron, Dennis. Going Native: The Regeneration of Saxon English. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press, 1982.
  • Baron, Dennis. A Better Pencil: Readers, Writers, and the Digital Revolution. New York and Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2009.

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  • The Web of Language: the go-to site for language in the news. 1 Aug. 2007. <http://bit.ly/weblan>.