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Cultural Climate and Linguistic Style

Change in English Fictional Prose from the Late Victorian to the Early Modern Period

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Gillian Cawthra
    Pages 1-18
  3. Gillian Cawthra
    Pages 19-51
  4. Gillian Cawthra
    Pages 52-65
  5. Gillian Cawthra
    Pages 66-76
  6. Gillian Cawthra
    Pages 77-89
  7. Gillian Cawthra
    Pages 90-95
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 96-168

About this book


A book exploring the relation between culture and syntax at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries. The analysis of particular syntactic features in novels of the time shows clear differences of usage which may be seen to reflect current social upheaval.


fiction novel syntactic Syntax Victorian era

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