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The warden of English : the life of H.W. Fowler

Author: Jenny McMorris
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This biography of Fowler's life covers his early career as a schoolmaster, to his life as a writer in Guernsey, and his wartime adventures as an elderly soldier in France. His books include The King's English and Modern English Usage.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographie
Named Person: H W Fowler; H W Fowler; Henry W Fowler
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny McMorris
ISBN: 0198605250 9780198605256
OCLC Number: 49925004
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: xix, 242 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; LIST OF PLATES; FAMILY TREE; FOREWORD; 1. BEGINNINGS; 2. Dura Virum Nutrix; 3. The Hermit of Chelsea; 4. An Island Home; 5. No Levell'd Malice; 6. The Quart and the Pint Pot; 7. A Marvel of Condensation; 8. This Heartrending Time; 9. In France with the Sportsmen; 10. Partings full of Pain; 11. A Dumpy little Book; 12. A Heterodox Expert; 13. A Fascinating, Formidable Book; 14. A New Manner of Life; 15. Deaths and Other Such Inconveniences; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; CHRONOLOGY; INDEX
Responsibility: Jenny McMorris.
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Henry Fowler was the author of "Modern English Usage" and editor of the "Concise and Pocket Oxford Dictionaries". This full biography of his life covers his early career as a schoolmaster, to his  Read more...

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