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The Resource Letter Writing in Late Modern Europe

Letter Writing in Late Modern Europe

Label
Letter Writing in Late Modern Europe
Title
Letter Writing in Late Modern Europe
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In recent years there has been a renewed interest in correspondence both as a literary genre and as cultural practice, and several studies have appeared, mainly spanning the centuries between Early and Late Modern times. However, it is between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries that the roots of contemporary usage begin to evolve, thanks to the circulation of new educational materials and more widespread schooling practices. In this volume, chapters representing diverse but complementary methodological approaches discuss linguistic and discursive practices of correspondence in Late Modern
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Dossena, Marina
Dewey number
410
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1483 .L499 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Del Lungo Camiciotti, Gabriella
Series statement
Pragmatics & beyond New series
Series volume
volume 218
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  • Letter writing
  • Letter writing
  • Written communication
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Letter writing
  • Written communication
  • Europe
Label
Letter Writing in Late Modern Europe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
4.1 Phonological
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Letter Writing in Late Modern Europe; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Reading and re-reading correspondence: The project underpinning this volume; 2. Features of epistolary discourse as key for a cohesive approach; 3. The contributions in this volume: An overview; References; The study of correspondence: theoretical and methodological issues; 1. Introduction; 2. The study of correspondence: challenges and opportunities; 2.1 Source processing; 2.2 Terminology; 2.3 The material world of the text; 2.4 Focus on language
  • 3. Concluding remarksReferences; A historical digital archive of Portuguese letters; 1. Introduction; 1.1 Epistolary sources; 2. The CARDS corpus; 3. Analysing the CARDS corpus; References; Between linguistic creativity and formulaic restriction; 1. Research questions; 2. Corpus and socio-communicative frame of nineteenth-century emigrant letters (in Germany and elsewhere); 3. Topics and dominating textual functions; 4. Formulae and formulaic writing; 4.1 Formulae constituting texts and text types; 4.2 Context-sensitive formulaic language
  • 5. Letter-writing traditions and the sources of formulae6. A note on grammatical analysis and the role of formulaic language; 7. Final note; References; Performing Identities and Interaction through Epistolary Formulae; 1. Introduction; 2. Background of writing in finnish; 3. Formulae and their models in letter writing; 4. Person marking and group style; 5. Educated writers and audience design; 6. Conclusions; References; Appendix; Karvijalta maaliskuun10 p 1890; Hartaasti Lempivä Miehenin F Oskar H.; Fanny to William; 1. Introduction; 2. Discursive practice in Fanny's letters
  • 3. Choice of topics in Fanny's letters4. Concluding remarks; References; An atypical commercial correspondence: negotiating artefacts and status; 1. Introduction; 2. Corpus and methods; 3. Analysis; 4. Concluding remarks; References; Reporting the news in English and Italian diplomatic correspondence; 1. Introduction; 2. Blackwell's correspondence to the secretary of state; 3. Francesco terriesi's correspondence to the secretary of state; 4. Conclusions; References; Primary sources; Secondary sources; Letters as Loot; 1. Tracing linguistic variation; 2. Confiscated letters in times of war
  • 3. The linguistic perspective4. The letters as loot-corpus; 5. Writing experience in the last decades of the eighteenth century; 6. H-dropping in letters to and from zeeland; 7. N-deletion in letters from three female scribes; 8. Variation in the use of epistolary formulae; 9. Conclusions; References; The problem of reading dialect in semiliterate letters; 1. Introduction; 2. Early nineteenth-century Lancashire; 2.1 Industrialisation; 2.2 Evangelicalism; 2.3 Literacy and the early-nineteenth-century working classes; 3. The corpus; 4. Evidence for linguistic variation and change
Control code
784885987
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027274700
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613592767
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
359276
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)784885987
Label
Letter Writing in Late Modern Europe
Publication
Note
4.1 Phonological
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Letter Writing in Late Modern Europe; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Reading and re-reading correspondence: The project underpinning this volume; 2. Features of epistolary discourse as key for a cohesive approach; 3. The contributions in this volume: An overview; References; The study of correspondence: theoretical and methodological issues; 1. Introduction; 2. The study of correspondence: challenges and opportunities; 2.1 Source processing; 2.2 Terminology; 2.3 The material world of the text; 2.4 Focus on language
  • 3. Concluding remarksReferences; A historical digital archive of Portuguese letters; 1. Introduction; 1.1 Epistolary sources; 2. The CARDS corpus; 3. Analysing the CARDS corpus; References; Between linguistic creativity and formulaic restriction; 1. Research questions; 2. Corpus and socio-communicative frame of nineteenth-century emigrant letters (in Germany and elsewhere); 3. Topics and dominating textual functions; 4. Formulae and formulaic writing; 4.1 Formulae constituting texts and text types; 4.2 Context-sensitive formulaic language
  • 5. Letter-writing traditions and the sources of formulae6. A note on grammatical analysis and the role of formulaic language; 7. Final note; References; Performing Identities and Interaction through Epistolary Formulae; 1. Introduction; 2. Background of writing in finnish; 3. Formulae and their models in letter writing; 4. Person marking and group style; 5. Educated writers and audience design; 6. Conclusions; References; Appendix; Karvijalta maaliskuun10 p 1890; Hartaasti Lempivä Miehenin F Oskar H.; Fanny to William; 1. Introduction; 2. Discursive practice in Fanny's letters
  • 3. Choice of topics in Fanny's letters4. Concluding remarks; References; An atypical commercial correspondence: negotiating artefacts and status; 1. Introduction; 2. Corpus and methods; 3. Analysis; 4. Concluding remarks; References; Reporting the news in English and Italian diplomatic correspondence; 1. Introduction; 2. Blackwell's correspondence to the secretary of state; 3. Francesco terriesi's correspondence to the secretary of state; 4. Conclusions; References; Primary sources; Secondary sources; Letters as Loot; 1. Tracing linguistic variation; 2. Confiscated letters in times of war
  • 3. The linguistic perspective4. The letters as loot-corpus; 5. Writing experience in the last decades of the eighteenth century; 6. H-dropping in letters to and from zeeland; 7. N-deletion in letters from three female scribes; 8. Variation in the use of epistolary formulae; 9. Conclusions; References; The problem of reading dialect in semiliterate letters; 1. Introduction; 2. Early nineteenth-century Lancashire; 2.1 Industrialisation; 2.2 Evangelicalism; 2.3 Literacy and the early-nineteenth-century working classes; 3. The corpus; 4. Evidence for linguistic variation and change
Control code
784885987
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027274700
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613592767
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
359276
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)784885987

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