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Life and Career

Ingrid Tieken‐Boon van Ostade

in The Bishop's Grammar

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780199579273
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191595219 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579273.003.0002
Life and Career

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Lowth's life and career on the basis of unpublished private documents: his correspondence, a memoir, his will. It depicts him as a clergyman with social aspirations for himself and his family, whose status, as an individual but also as a grammarian, made him sensitive to different sociolinguistic norms.

Keywords: biography; private letters; grammarian; social aspirations; other publications

Chapter.  12452 words. 

Subjects: Historical and Diachronic Linguistics

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