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The Bishop's Grammar: Robert Lowth and the Rise of Prescriptivism

Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579273
eISBN:
9780191595219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579273.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

This book examines the life, language and grammar of Robert Lowth (1710–1787), founder of prescriptivism. Drawing on private documents, it maps his social networks and compares his own language to ... More


Lowth's Own Usage and the Grammar's Norm of Correctness

Ingrid Tieken‐Boon van Ostade

in The Bishop's Grammar: Robert Lowth and the Rise of Prescriptivism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579273
eISBN:
9780191595219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579273.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

Lowth's awareness of grammatical appropriateness to context as determined by style and addressee. It links actual usage in the letters to the norm presented in the grammar, showing the fallacy of the ... More


The Son and the Daughter: On Sellars, Brandom, and Millikan *

Ruth Garret Millikan

in Language: A Biological Model

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284764
eISBN:
9780191603167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284768.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The positions of Brandom and Millikan are compared with respect to their common origins in the works of Wilfrid Sellars and Wittgenstein. Millikan takes more seriously the “picturing” themes from ... More


Can There Be Linguistic Norms?

Anne Reboul

in The Normative Animal?: On the Anthropological Significance of Social, Moral, and Linguistic Norms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190846466
eISBN:
9780190846497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190846466.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses the existence of linguistic norms (defined as socially determined and commonly shared criteria for correctness of action specific to language). It considers linguistic ... More


The Literary Norm

Ingunn Lunde

in Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421560
eISBN:
9781474444842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses the new and changing conditions for linguistic norms in literary fiction of the post-Soviet era. In particular, it looks at how the interrelationship between the language of ... More


Normative Guidance, Deontic Statuses, and the Normative Animal Thesis

Neil Roughley

in The Normative Animal?: On the Anthropological Significance of Social, Moral, and Linguistic Norms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190846466
eISBN:
9780190846497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190846466.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter examines the evidence for the normative animal thesis gathered in the contributions to this volume and pinpoints the issues that would have to be resolved in order for the thesis to be ... More


The Normative Nature of Language

N. J. Enfield and Jack Sidnell

in The Normative Animal?: On the Anthropological Significance of Social, Moral, and Linguistic Norms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190846466
eISBN:
9780190846497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190846466.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the normative nature of language, focusing on the idea that there are socially determined and commonly shared criteria for accountably appropriate action specific to language. ... More


The Subordination of Linguistic Diversity

Ingrid Piller

in Linguistic Diversity and Social Justice: An Introduction to Applied Sociolinguistics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199937240
eISBN:
9780190267414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937240.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the discursive processes and language ideological debates through which linguistic diversity is dissimulated and subordinated. Linguistic diversity is rendered invisible through ... More


Introduction: narrative intension

Garrett Stewart

in Novel Violence: A Narratography of Victorian Fiction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226774589
eISBN:
9780226774602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226774602.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about violence in the language of Victorian novels. It analyzes the works of several notable Victorian writers including Charles Dickens, Anne ... More


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