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Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

During the last few weeks of the course Letters as Sociohistorical-Linguistic Documents, I’ve been reminded of the many special linguistic insights which letters are able to provide. We’ve read,* for example, about how letters may provide evidence for reconstructing social … Continue reading

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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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