Grammar Writing

My current investigations deal with 19th-century prescriptive grammar writing. On prezi.com you can find several of my presentations on the topic, e.g.


The GET-Passive in 19c grammars of English

First slide GET passive

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I am particularly interested in the question whether prescriptive grammar writing had an influence on actual language use. You can find my answer here:

Measuring the Success of Prescriptivism

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