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- DescriptionThe 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 interactions of writers at this time and how politeness was encoded in language, including that on a regional level. The contributions also discuss how language was seen and discussed in public and how grammarians, lexicographers, journalists, pamphleteers and publishers judged on-going change. The vel insights offered in this book extend our kwledge of the English language at the onset of the modern period.
- Author BiographyRaymond Hickey is Professor of Linguistics in the English Department at Essen University, Germany. His recent publications include Legacies of Colonial English: Studies of Transported Dialects (Cambridge University Press, 2004) and Irish English: History and Present-Day Forms (Cambridge University Press, 2007).
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication17/04/2014
- Series TitleStudies in English Language
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note12 b/w illus.
- Weight590 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Edited byRaymond Hickey
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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