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Mon Dec 13 2010

Books: History of Linguistics/Syntax: Tieken-Boon van Ostade

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        1.     Allison Finkel , The Bishop's Grammar: Tieken-Boon van Ostade

Message 1: The Bishop's Grammar: Tieken-Boon van Ostade
Date: 06-Dec-2010
From: Allison Finkel <allison.finkeloup.com>
Subject: The Bishop's Grammar: Tieken-Boon van Ostade
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Title: The Bishop's Grammar
Subtitle: Robert Lowth and the Rise of Prescriptivism
Published: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
                http://www.oup.com/us

Book URL: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199579273.do

Author: Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade
Hardback: ISBN: 9780199579273 Pages: 352 Price: U.K. £ 65.00 Comment: $110.00
Abstract:

A spirited account of the life and times of one of the seminal figures in
history of English grammar which dispels the myth of Lowth as the icon of
prescriptivism, and establishes him as a key figure in the history of
English grammar. It will appeal to everyone interested in the history of
English and the long-running debate on linguistic correctness.

Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
                            Syntax

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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