Monthly Archives: July 2012

MA course on letters at Leiden

Next semester, an MA course will be taught at the University of Leiden called Letters as Sociohistorical-linguistic documents: Sociolinguists want to get access to informal spoken language – an impossible aim for the historical sociolinguist. In this course we will … Continue reading

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Boswell in Leiden

Source: University of Leiden, BPL 246/ Boswell 1763/1764). The letter is addressed to Abraham Gronovius, (1695-1775), Librarian of the University of Leiden. Gronovius was a former fellow student of James Boswell’s father. The letter is undated, but it must have been … Continue reading

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