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The Resource The evolution of English prose, 1700-1800 : style, politeness, and print culture, Carey McIntosh

The evolution of English prose, 1700-1800 : style, politeness, and print culture, Carey McIntosh

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The evolution of English prose, 1700-1800 : style, politeness, and print culture
Title
The evolution of English prose, 1700-1800
Title remainder
style, politeness, and print culture
Statement of responsibility
Carey McIntosh
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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McIntosh, Carey
Dewey number
828/.50809
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • English prose literature
  • Women
  • Literature publishing
  • Written communication
  • Great Britain
  • Literacy
  • English language
  • English language
  • Courtesy in literature
Label
The evolution of English prose, 1700-1800 : style, politeness, and print culture, Carey McIntosh
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-267) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. The ordering of English. Hypotheses, contexts. Approaches. Cultural insecurity in the early eighteenth century. Cultural complacency in the later eighteenth century -- 2. Literacy and politeness: the gentrification of English prose. Early eighteenth-century prose. Late eighteenth-century prose. Orality and writtenness. Microscope and telescope -- 3. Testing the model. Defoe and Paine. Pope and Wordsworth. Astell and Wollstonecraft. Jonathan Swift. Edmund Burke. Shaftesbury -- 4. Loose and periodic sentences. What makes a sentence periodic? The domains of periodicity. Defoe and the syntax of accumulation. Joseph Addison -- 5. Lofty language and low. James Boswell. Decorum and genre and Boswell's Life
Control code
ocm47010457
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 276 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511005954
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)47010457
Label
The evolution of English prose, 1700-1800 : style, politeness, and print culture, Carey McIntosh
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-267) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. The ordering of English. Hypotheses, contexts. Approaches. Cultural insecurity in the early eighteenth century. Cultural complacency in the later eighteenth century -- 2. Literacy and politeness: the gentrification of English prose. Early eighteenth-century prose. Late eighteenth-century prose. Orality and writtenness. Microscope and telescope -- 3. Testing the model. Defoe and Paine. Pope and Wordsworth. Astell and Wollstonecraft. Jonathan Swift. Edmund Burke. Shaftesbury -- 4. Loose and periodic sentences. What makes a sentence periodic? The domains of periodicity. Defoe and the syntax of accumulation. Joseph Addison -- 5. Lofty language and low. James Boswell. Decorum and genre and Boswell's Life
Control code
ocm47010457
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 276 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511005954
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)47010457

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