Coverart for item
The Resource In Search of Jane Austen : the Language of the Letters, Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade

In Search of Jane Austen : the Language of the Letters, Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade

Label
In Search of Jane Austen : the Language of the Letters
Title
In Search of Jane Austen
Title remainder
the Language of the Letters
Statement of responsibility
Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jane Austen's private language is rarely studied, yet her letters are a linguistic goldmine. This sociolinguistic study analyses the grammar, spelling, and vocabulary of Jane Austen's letters - many of which were addressed to her sister, Cassandra - providing readers with a deeper understanding of Austen as an author
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Ingrid
Dewey number
823/.7
Index
index present
LC call number
PR4038.L3
LC item number
T54 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Austen, Jane
  • Austen, Jane
  • English language
  • Austen, Jane
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English language
  • Language and languages
Label
In Search of Jane Austen : the Language of the Letters, Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cover ""; ""CONTENTS ""; ""PREFACE ""; ""ABBREVIATIONS ""; ""1. Introduction""; ""1.1. Introduction""; ""1.2. The Language of the Letters ""; ""1.3. A Sociolinguistic Analysis ""; ""1.4. Jane Austenâ€?s Language ""; ""1.5. A Single-Author, Focussed Corpus ""; ""1.6. The Wider Perspective ""; ""2 . Letter-Writing""; ""2.1. Introduction ""; ""2.2. The Surviving Letters and Those that Were Lost ""; ""2.3. Letter-Writing Materials ""; ""2.4. The Postal System ""; ""2.5. Letter-Writing: A Social Activity ""; ""2.6. Being Dependent on the Post ""; ""3. A Social Network of Letter-Writers ""
  • ""3.1. Introduction """"3.2. Jane Austenâ€?s Correspondents ""; ""3.3. Letter-Writing Formulas ""; ""3.3.1. An Index of Formality? ""; ""3.3.2. Opening Formulas ""; ""3.3.3. Closing Formulas ""; ""3.3.4. Dating and Signing Letters ""; ""3.4. The Correspondence Network and the Lost Letters ""; ""4. The Letters as a Corpus ""; ""4.1. Introduction ""; ""4.2. Types of Letters ""; ""4.3. Self-Corrections ""; ""4.4. Short Forms ""; ""4.5. Dashes and Capitalisation ""; ""4.6. Two Corpora for Analysis ""; ""5. The Language of the Letters: Spelling ""; ""5.1. Introduction ""
  • ""5.2. A Dual Spelling System """"5.3. Epistolary Spelling ""; ""5.3.1. Thoâ€? and Throâ€? ""; ""5.3.2. Older Spellings ""; ""5.3.3. Other Epistolary Spelling Features ""; ""5.4. More Variable Spelling Features ""; ""5.5. Problems with the Apostrophe ""; ""5.6. Spelling as Evidence of Pronunciation ""; ""5.7. A Consistent if Idiosyncratic Speller ""; ""6. The Language of the Letters: Words ""; ""6.1. Introduction ""; ""6.2. Jane Austen in the Oxford English Dictionary ""; ""6.3. Creative Language Use ""; ""6.4. Vulgar Words and Intensifiers ""; ""6.5. Linguistic Involvement ""
  • ""6.6. Referring to Close Relatives """"6.7. Jane Austenâ€?s Linguistic Fingerprint? ""; ""7. The Language of the Letters: Grammar ""; ""7.1. Introduction ""; ""7.2. Developing Grammatical Awareness ""; ""7.3. Variable Grammar ""; ""7.4. Verbal -ing Forms ""; ""7.5. Changing Grammar ""; ""8. Authorial Identity ""; ""8.1. Introduction ""; ""8.2. The Discarded Persuasion Chapters ""; ""8.3. Different House Styles for Mansfield Park? ""; ""8.4. Dating The Watsons ""; ""8.5. Why Analysing Spelling Matters ""; ""9. Conclusion ""; ""Appendix 1. LETTERS REFERRED TO IN THE TEXT ""
  • ""Appendix 2. LETTERS (SENT AND RECEIVED) REFERRED TO BY JANE AUSTEN """"Appendix 3. TRANSCRIPTION OF LETTER 139 ""; ""Appendix 4. JANE AUSTENâ€?S EPISTOLARY NETWORK ""; ""REFERENCES ""; ""INDEX""
Control code
869281788
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199945122
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869281788
Label
In Search of Jane Austen : the Language of the Letters, Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cover ""; ""CONTENTS ""; ""PREFACE ""; ""ABBREVIATIONS ""; ""1. Introduction""; ""1.1. Introduction""; ""1.2. The Language of the Letters ""; ""1.3. A Sociolinguistic Analysis ""; ""1.4. Jane Austenâ€?s Language ""; ""1.5. A Single-Author, Focussed Corpus ""; ""1.6. The Wider Perspective ""; ""2 . Letter-Writing""; ""2.1. Introduction ""; ""2.2. The Surviving Letters and Those that Were Lost ""; ""2.3. Letter-Writing Materials ""; ""2.4. The Postal System ""; ""2.5. Letter-Writing: A Social Activity ""; ""2.6. Being Dependent on the Post ""; ""3. A Social Network of Letter-Writers ""
  • ""3.1. Introduction """"3.2. Jane Austenâ€?s Correspondents ""; ""3.3. Letter-Writing Formulas ""; ""3.3.1. An Index of Formality? ""; ""3.3.2. Opening Formulas ""; ""3.3.3. Closing Formulas ""; ""3.3.4. Dating and Signing Letters ""; ""3.4. The Correspondence Network and the Lost Letters ""; ""4. The Letters as a Corpus ""; ""4.1. Introduction ""; ""4.2. Types of Letters ""; ""4.3. Self-Corrections ""; ""4.4. Short Forms ""; ""4.5. Dashes and Capitalisation ""; ""4.6. Two Corpora for Analysis ""; ""5. The Language of the Letters: Spelling ""; ""5.1. Introduction ""
  • ""5.2. A Dual Spelling System """"5.3. Epistolary Spelling ""; ""5.3.1. Thoâ€? and Throâ€? ""; ""5.3.2. Older Spellings ""; ""5.3.3. Other Epistolary Spelling Features ""; ""5.4. More Variable Spelling Features ""; ""5.5. Problems with the Apostrophe ""; ""5.6. Spelling as Evidence of Pronunciation ""; ""5.7. A Consistent if Idiosyncratic Speller ""; ""6. The Language of the Letters: Words ""; ""6.1. Introduction ""; ""6.2. Jane Austen in the Oxford English Dictionary ""; ""6.3. Creative Language Use ""; ""6.4. Vulgar Words and Intensifiers ""; ""6.5. Linguistic Involvement ""
  • ""6.6. Referring to Close Relatives """"6.7. Jane Austenâ€?s Linguistic Fingerprint? ""; ""7. The Language of the Letters: Grammar ""; ""7.1. Introduction ""; ""7.2. Developing Grammatical Awareness ""; ""7.3. Variable Grammar ""; ""7.4. Verbal -ing Forms ""; ""7.5. Changing Grammar ""; ""8. Authorial Identity ""; ""8.1. Introduction ""; ""8.2. The Discarded Persuasion Chapters ""; ""8.3. Different House Styles for Mansfield Park? ""; ""8.4. Dating The Watsons ""; ""8.5. Why Analysing Spelling Matters ""; ""9. Conclusion ""; ""Appendix 1. LETTERS REFERRED TO IN THE TEXT ""
  • ""Appendix 2. LETTERS (SENT AND RECEIVED) REFERRED TO BY JANE AUSTEN """"Appendix 3. TRANSCRIPTION OF LETTER 139 ""; ""Appendix 4. JANE AUSTENâ€?S EPISTOLARY NETWORK ""; ""REFERENCES ""; ""INDEX""
Control code
869281788
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199945122
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869281788

Library Locations

    • Thomas Jefferson LibraryBorrow it
      1 University Blvd, St. Louis, MO, 63121, US
      38.710138 -90.311107
Processing Feedback ...