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Title: An Annotated Bibliography of Nineteenth-Century Grammars of English
Written By: Manfred Görlach
Series Title: Library and Information Sources in Linguistics 26
Description:

In the 19th century, education became accessible to much wider circles of society in a great number and variety of schools and the teaching of grammar came to be obligatory from 1870/72 with the advent of general education. Whereas these general trends of the 19th century are well-known to scholars working in different disciplines of social history, and the history of education in particular, it is still true that major sections of the evidence are largely uncollected. This is especially so for school books: there is virtually a gap between the 18th century and the present grammatical tradition. This bibliography lists some 1930 works on English grammar published in the 19th century, mainly in Britain and the US, half of which are accompanied by short descriptions of their physical make-up, content and affiliation.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
History of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556192568
ISBN-13: 9781556192562
Prices: U.S. $ 176
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027237522
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Prices: NLG 178.00