1300 36 33 32

This monograph focuses on the description, use and development of the inflectional subjunctive in English and German in the eighteenth century. A close comparison between meta-linguistic comments (eighteenth-century grammars) and actual language usage (corpus study) allows the evaluation of the influence of prescriptivism on language change.

Buy Subjunctive in the Age of Prescriptivism book by Anita Auer from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780230574410
ISBN-10: 0230574416
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Pages: 235
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 19-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Subjunctive in the Age of Prescriptivism book by Anita Auer and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Anita Auer

ANITA AUER is an Assistant Professor of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Utrecht, Netherlands. She has taught and lectured in Austria, England and the Netherlands. Her research interests and publications are mainly focused on historical linguistics in relation to English and German.

Books By Author Anita Auer

Letter Writing and Language Change by Anita Auer

Letter Writing and Language Change

Hardback, July 2015
$126.00