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Title: The Bishop's Grammar
Subtitle: Robert Lowth and the Rise of Prescriptivism
Written By: Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade

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.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
History of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 019957927X
ISBN-13: 9780199579273
Pages: 352
Prices: U.K. £ 65.00

Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780199579273
Pages: 352
Prices: U.S. $ 110.00