Eighteenth-Century English: Ideology and Change

Eighteenth-Century English: Ideology and Change

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by Raymond Hickey
     
 

An edited collection which provides novel insights into the English language in the eighteenth century.See more details below

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An edited collection which provides novel insights into the English language in the eighteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521887649
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2010
Series:
Studies in English Language Series
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1 Attitudes and concerns in eighteenth-century English Raymond Hickey Hickey, Raymond

2 Prescriptivism and the suppression of variation Joan C. Beal Beal, Joan C.

3 Women's grammars Carol Percy Percy, Carol

4 Eighteenth-century women and their norms of correctness Ingrid Tieken-Boon Van Ostade Van Ostade, Ingrid Tieken-Boon

5 Lowth as an icon of prescriptivism Ingrid Tieken-Boon Van Ostade Van Ostade, Ingrid Tieken-Boon

6 Queeney Thrale and the teaching of English grammar Karlijn Navest Navest, Karlijn

7 Coalitions, networks and discourse communities in Augustan England: the spectator and the early eighteenth-century essay Susan Fitzmaurice Fitzmaurice, Susan

8 Contextualising eighteenth-century politeness: social distinction and metaphorical levelling Heli Tissari Tissari, Heli

9 Expressive speech acts and politeness in eighteenth-century English Andreas H. Jucker Jucker, Andreas H.

10 Variation and change in eighteenth-century English Richard W. Bailey Bailey, Richard W.

11 Variation in sentential complements in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century English: a processing-based explanation Teresa Fanego Fanego, Teresa

12 Nationality and standardisation in eighteenth-century Scotland Charles Jones Jones, Charles

13 English in eighteenth-century Ireland Raymond Hickey Hickey, Raymond

14 Changes and continuities in dialect grammar Susanne Wagner Wagner, Susanne

15 'Be pleased to report expressly': the development of a public style in Late Modern English business and official correspondence Marina Dossena Dossena, Marina

16 Registering the language-dictionaries, diction and the art of elocution Lynda Mugglestone Mugglestone, Lynda

List of figures

List of maps

List of tables

Notes on contributors

Preface

1 Attitudes and concerns in eighteenth-century English Raymond Hickey Hickey, Raymond 1

2 Prescriptivism and the suppression of variation Joan C. Beal Beal, Joan C. 21

3 Women's grammars Carol Percy Percy, Carol 38

4 Eighteenth-century women and their norms of correctness Ingrid Tieken-Boon Van Ostade Van Ostade, Ingrid Tieken-Boon 59

5 Lowth as an icon of prescriptivism Ingrid Tieken-Boon Van Ostade Van Ostade, Ingrid Tieken-Boon 73

6 Queeney Thrale and the teaching of English grammar Karlijn Navest Navest, Karlijn 89

7 Coalitions, networks, and discourse communities in Augustan England: The Spectator and the early eighteenth-century essay Susan Fitzmaurice Fitzmaurice, Susan 106

8 Contextualising eighteenth-century politeness: social distinction and metaphorical levelling Heli Tissari Tissari, Heli 133

9 Expressive speech acts and politeness in eighteenth-century English Andreas H. Jucker Jucker, Andreas H. 159

10 Variation and change in eighteenth-century English Richard W. Bailey Bailey, Richard W. 182

11 Variation in sentential complements in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century English: a processing-based explanation Teresa Fanego Fanego, Teresa 200

12 Nationality and standardisation in eighteenth-century Scotland Charles Jones Jones, Charles 221

13 English in eighteenth-century Ireland Raymond Hickey Hickey, Raymond 235

14 Changes and continuities in dialect grammar Susanne Wagner Wagner, Susanne 269

15 'Be pleased to report expressly': the development of a public style in Late Modern English business and official correspondence Marina Dossena Dossena, Marina 293

16 Registering the language - dictionaries, diction and the art of elocution Lynda Mugglestone Mugglestone, Lynda 309

Timeline for the eighteenth century Raymond Hickey Hickey, Raymond 339

References 360

Late modern English language studies Raymond Hickey Hickey, Raymond 403

Indexes 414

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