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An Introduction to Late Modern English
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Spoken English; 3. Spelling; 4. Vocabulary and early dictionaries; 5. Grammar and grammars; 6. Language and social networks; 7. The Language of Letters; 8. Conclusion; 9. Texts.

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Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade has a chair in English Sociohistorical Linguistics at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands.

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This textbook offers a very useful and stimulating introduction to a long neglected period in the history of the English language. Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade draws on her own extensive research in the field and research in projects supervised by her which have produced fascinating insights. -- Svenja Kranich LINGUIST list Her textbook is therefore a welcome introduction to the language of the Georgian, Regency, and Victorian periods. Each chapter concludes with helpful suggestions for further reading as well as a set of research questions, which will steer students of lModE in the direction of interesting research topics and will guide them through the increasing number of tools and resources for this period of English. -- Marion Elenbaas Year's Work in English Studies This textbook offers a very useful and stimulating introduction to a long neglected period in the history of the English language. Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade draws on her own extensive research in the field and research in projects supervised by her which have produced fascinating insights. Her textbook is therefore a welcome introduction to the language of the Georgian, Regency, and Victorian periods. Each chapter concludes with helpful suggestions for further reading as well as a set of research questions, which will steer students of lModE in the direction of interesting research topics and will guide them through the increasing number of tools and resources for this period of English.

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