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Eighteenth-century English : ideology and change

Author: Raymond Hickey
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Studies in English language.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The eighteenth century was a key period in the development of the English language, in which the modern standard emerged and many dictionaries and grammars first appeared. This book is divided into thematic sections which deal with issues central to English in the eighteenth century. These include linguistic ideology and the grammatical tradition, the contribution of women to the writing of grammars, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
études diverses
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Hickey
ISBN: 9780521887649 052188764X
OCLC Number: 502037207
Description: xviii, 426 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Attitudes and concerns in eighteenth-century English / Raymond Hickey --
Prescriptivism and the suppression of variation / Joan C. Beal --
Women's grammars / Carol Percy --
Eighteenth-century women and their norms of correctness / Ingrid Tieken-Boon Van Ostade --
Lowth as an icon of prescriptivism / Ingrid Tieken-Boon Van Ostade --
Queeney Thrale and the teaching of English grammar / Karlijn Navest --
Coalitions, networks, and discourse communities in Augustan England : the Spectator and the early eighteenth-century essay / Susan Fitzmaurice --
Contextualising eighteenth-century politeness : social distinction and metaphorical levelling / Terttu Nevalainen, Heli Tissari --
Expressive speech acts and politeness in eighteenth-century English / Irma Taavitsainen, Andreas H. Jucker --
Variation and change in eighteenth-century English / Richard W. Bailey --
Variation in sentential complements in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century English : a processing-based explanation / Teresa Fanego --
Nationality and standardisation in eighteenth-century Scotland / Charles Jones --
English in eighteenth-century Ireland / Raymond Hickey --
Changes and continuities in dialect grammar / Bernd Kortmann, Susanne Wagner --
'Be pleased to report expressly' : the development of a public style in late modern English business and official correspondence / Marina Dossena --
Registering the language : dictionaries, diction and the art of elocution / Lynda Mugglestone --
Timeline for the eighteenth century / Raymond Hickey --
Late modern English language studies / Raymond Hickey.
Series Title: Studies in English language.
Responsibility: edited by Raymond Hickey.
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