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Describing prescriptivism : usage guides and usage problems in British and American English / Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade.

Author/Creator:
Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Ingrid, author.
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020. , ©2020
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subjects:
English language -- Usage.
English language -- Standardization.
Standard language -- Great Britain.
Standard language -- United States.
English language -- Standardization.
English language -- Usage.
Standard language.
Great Britain.
United States.
Contents:
Preface
Abbreviations
1. Introduction
2. The origin of the usage guide
3. The usage guide and the HUGE database
4. The writers and the publishers
5. Usage problems: Pet linguistic peeves
6. The language of prescriptivism
7. Public awareness of prescriptivism
8. The end of prescriptivism?
Appendix 1. Feedback on a blogpost (January 2015)
Appendix 2. Usage problems in the HUGE database
Appendix 3. Usage guide writers interviewed
Appendix 4. Usage guide writers' credentials
Appendix 5. The metalinguistic categories from Sundby et al. (1991)
References
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
ebook version :
ISBN:
9780367207182
0367207184
9780429263088
0429263082
9780429558146
9780429553677
9780429562617
OCLC:
1091298027
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