The Subjunctive in the Age of Prescriptivism: English and German Developments During the Eighteenth Century by Charles Jones

The Subjunctive in the Age of Prescriptivism: English and German Developments During the Eighteenth…

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The main topic of the monograph is the description, use and development of the inflectional subjunctive in English and German during the eighteenth century.

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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.
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Title:The Subjunctive in the Age of Prescriptivism: English and German Developments During the Eighteenth…Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:December 19, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
Eighteenth-Century English Grammars and the Subjunctive Mood
The Subjunctive Mood in Eighteenth-Century England: A Corpus Study
Eighteenth-Century German Grammars and the Subjunctive Mood
The Subjunctive Mood in Eighteenth-Century Germany and Austria: A Corpus Study
Standardisation Processes in England and the German-speaking Areas
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index