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Journal Title: Historiographica Linguistica
Volume/Issue:   39 / 1
Issue Title: Robert Lowth (1710-1787): The making of his grammar and its influence
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: 2012. vi, 183 pp.

Table of Contents

Robert Lowth as a Codifier of the English Language: An introduction
Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade

Robert Lowth and the Critics: Literary contexts for the “Critical Notes” in his
Short Introduction to English Grammar (1762)
Carol Percy

Lowth’s Legacy in Teaching English to Foreigners: The case of Thomas Connelly’s
English grammar in Spain
Maria E. Rodríguez-Gil

‘Lowthian’ Linguistics across the North Sea
Gijsbert Rutten

“My imperfect attempt towards an English Grammar”: Lowth’s indebtedness to James
Harris in revising his grammar
Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade

Lowth and ‘Perfect Time’: The periphrastic have-perfect in 18th-century English
Jim Walker

Heinrich Christoph Albrecht’s Versuch einer critischen Englischen Sprachlehre :
Tracing Robert Lowth in an 18th-century textbook for the teaching and learning
of English
Göran Wolf

Lowth Holdings in Winchester College
Geoffrey Day and Suzanne Foster

De la grammatisation à la linguistique générale: Un parcours d’histoire et
Lia Formigari

La Gramática castellana d’Antonio de Nebrija: Grammaire d’une langue, langue
d’une grammaire. Tome I: Un système descriptif pour le castillan. Tome II: Index
lemmatisés. By René Pellen and Francis Tollis. Limoges
Reviewed by Lola Pons Rodríguez

The Language of the Sangleys: A Chinese vernacular in missionary sources of the
seventeenth century
Reviewed by W. South Coblin

“Moedertalen en taalmoeders”: Het vroegmoderne taalvergelijkende onderzoek in de
Lage Landen. By Toon Van Hal. (= Verhandelingen van de Koninklijke Vlaamse
Academie van België voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten, nieuwe reeks, 20.)
Reviewed by Kees Dekker

Francis Lodwick, On Language, Theology, and Utopia. Edited by Felicity Henderson
and William Poole
Reviewed by Nicholas McDowell

The Bellum Grammaticale and the Rise of European Literature. By Erik Butler
Reviewed by Tuomo Fonsén

Lietuvių kalbos ekspertai Rusijos imperijos tarnyboje: Dmitrijus Kaširinas,
Zacharijus Liackis, Andrius Poidėnas [The experts of Lithuanian in the service
of the Russian empire: Dmitrii Kashirin, Zacharijus Liackis and Andrius
Poidėnas]. By Giedrius Subačius
Reviewed by William R. Schmalstieg

Kolonialzeitliche Sprachforschung. Herausgegeben von Thomas Stolz, Christina
Vossmann und Barbara Dewein
Reviewed by Anne Storch

Ferdinand de Saussure zur Einführung. Von Ludwig Jäger
Reviewed by Peter Wunderli

Philosophy of Language and Other Matters in the Work of Anton Marty: Analysis
and Translations. Von Robin D. Rollinger. (= Studien zur österreichischen
Philosophie, 42.)
Reviewed by Clemens Knobloch

Strukturalismus in Deutschland: Literatur- und Sprachwissenschaft 1910–1975.
Herausgegeben von Hans-Harald Müller, Marcel Lepper und Andreas Gardt. (=
Marbacher Schriften, Neue Folge, 5.)
Reviewed by Jörn Albrecht

Der Wille zur Relevanz. Die Sprachforschung und ihre Förderung durch die DFG
1920–1970. Von Klaas-Hinrich Ehlers. (= Studien zur Geschichte der Deutschen
Forschungsgemeinschaft, 6.)
Reviewed by Andreas Gardt
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
History of Linguistics
Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
LL Issue: 23.1829