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doctrine of correctness in English usage, 1700-1800.

Sterling Andrus Leonard

doctrine of correctness in English usage, 1700-1800.

by Sterling Andrus Leonard

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- 18th century,
  • English language -- Grammar, Historical,
  • English language -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Issued also in 1929 as thesis, Columbia University.

    Other titlesCorrectness in English usage.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1083 .L4 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination361 p.
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17844154M
    LC Control Number62013828

    Taking Text too Seriously: Modern Textualism, Original Meaning, and the Case of Amar's Bill of Rights Modern Textualism, Original Meaning, and the Case of Amar's Bill of Rights, MICH. L. REV. (). THE DOCTRINE OF CORRECTNESS IN ENGLISH USAGE, , at Cited by: 4. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.

    The Old English genitive of the neuter pronoun hwæt ('what') was hwæs, which later evolved as whose into the genitive of which. The first recorded instance of inanimate whose occurs in Attested usage increased in Early Modern English, with inanimate whose appearing repeatedly in the works of Shakespeare, in the King James Bible, and in the writings of Milton and others. The Doctrine of Correctness in English Usage – Madison: University of Wisconsin. Michael, Ian. English Grammatical Categories and the Tradition to Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Michael, Ian. The Teaching of English from the Sixteenth Century to Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Points of modern english usage LXXXI. The doctrine of correctness in English usage, , Article. perhaps by using the book as the basis for a Author: Frances Austin. The Doctrine of Correctness in English usage, Madison [repr. New York ]. Lynch, Jack and Anne McDermott (eds.). Anniversary Essays on Johnson's Dictionary. Cambridge Michael, Ian. English grammatical categories and the tradition to Cambridge The teaching of English: from the sixteenth century to.


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The appeal to authority, whether that of the writer or of another theorist whose ipse d'ixit was assumed to have sway. This extremely common mode of judgment was used by most of the writers here discussed, from Swift to Webster, and of course is still : Sterling Andrus Leonard.

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25 (Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press, ), p. 4William Cobbett, A Grammar of the English Language (London: William Cobbett, ). The book entitled The Doctrine of Correctness in English Usage includes specific examples of how English came to adopt some aspects of Latin grammar.

One of those examples the author explains is the use of who and whom, stating that we only used who “until some Latin student began to suspect it bad English, because not agreeable to. The Doctrine of Correctness in English Usage, by S. Leonard The Doctrine of Correctness in English Usage, by S.

Leonard (pp. ) Review by: P. Gurrey. A Dictionary of the English Language: in which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated by examples from the best writers. To which are prefixed, a history of the language, and an English grammar.

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Leeds Studies in English – Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Ingrid. InCharles C. Fries demonstrated the historical invalidity of the usual rigid prescriptions about expressions indicating future time in "The Periphrastic Future with Shall and Will in Modern English." Among subsequent influential studies was Sterling Andrus Leonard's The Doctrine of Correctness in English Usage, ().A Dictionary of English Normative Grammar, Sundby; Bertil; The Book Collector, London: The Library Association The Doctrine of Correctness in English Usage At the end of the preface to his Short Introduction to English Grammar () Robert Lowth (–) makes an appeal for comments on his work.

This article analyses his correspon­dence with James Merrick (–), a friend and fellow scholar, written between December and Octoberin which he receives such comments. The discussion is an .