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The evolution of English prose, 1700-1800

style, politeness, and print culture

by Carey McIntosh

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

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  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • English prose literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Women -- Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Literature publishing -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Written communication -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
    • Literacy -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • English language -- 18th century -- Rhetoric.,
    • English language -- 18th century -- Style.,
    • Courtesy in literature.,
    • Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-267) and index.

      StatementCarey McIntosh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR769 .M38 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 276 p. ;
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL693698M
      ISBN 100521624320
      LC Control Number97040963

      About the Book. The book presented here is the first work of Western literary criticism to examine the Hindi Laghukatha-a modern Indian prose genre that has been published since t. OAI identifier: oai::publications/2eccb5df-abb6-ad0ff3a06c

      Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of English Renaissance Prose: History, Language, and Politics (). English prose of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries has no “Casebook” or “Critical Heritage,” and there is no general account of the critical reception of the subject. Great deals on Antiquarian & Collectible Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items!

      Mr. J.H. Gardiner's paper in the May Atlantic on "The Father of English Prose Style" is noteworthy and interesting. The putative "father" is William Tyndale, the translator of the Bible, to whom. Old English Hexateuch: n/a: Translated from the Latin version. Contained only the Hexateuch, meaning the first six books of the Old Testament (Genesis- Joshua). 11th Century AD: Old English Psalter: n/a: Translated from the Latin version. Contained only the Psalms. Exists in two versions, one in straightforward prose and the other in stylized.


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