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The Bishop's GrammarRobert Lowth and the Rise of Prescriptivism$
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Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199579273

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579273.001.0001

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Life and Career

Life and Career

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(p.24) 2 Life and Career
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The Bishop's Grammar
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Ingrid Tieken‐Boon van Ostade

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579273.003.0002

Lowth's life and career on the basis of unpublished private documents: his correspondence, a memoir, his will. It depicts him as a clergyman with social aspirations for himself and his family, whose status, as an individual but also as a grammarian, made him sensitive to different sociolinguistic norms.

Keywords:   biography, private letters, grammarian, social aspirations, other publications

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