The Role of Prescriptivism in American Linguistics 1820-1970.

The phenomenon of absolutist, prescriptive correctness is persistent and pervasive in the linguistic through of educated and intelligent citizens of the United States. This volume is not only and attempt to gain some understanding of the source, nature, and operation of the prescriptive attitude, bu...

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Main Author: Drake, Glendon F.
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1977.
Series:Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science. Studies in the history of linguistics ; v. 13.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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