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Socio-cultural Reality and Language Practices in Late Modern England


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Mail: Department of English, P.O.Box 24, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland.

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SoReaL-related publications

This page lists our SoReaL-related publications. For a complete list of publications for each member, please follow the link provided. Joint publications are listed according to the first contributor.

Minna Nevala

Nevala, Minna & Minna-Palander-Collin. forthcoming. "O England! England! She says my Father my Sisters my friends! shall I ever see you more? Reporting in 18th-century correspondence." In: OID3 Conference Proceedings.

Nevala, Minna. 2009. "Referential terms and expressions in the learned lunations of Erasmus Darwin.' In: Arja Nurmi, Minna Nevala and Minna Palander-Collin (eds.). 75-103.

Nevala, Minna & Minna Palander-Collin. 2005. "Letters and letter writing: Introduction". European Journal of English Studies Vol. 9, no. 1, 1-7.

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Arja Nurmi

Nurmi, Arja & Minna Nevala. forthcoming. "The social space of an eighteenth-century governess: Epistemic modality and reference in the writings of Agnes Porter". In Pahta, Nevala, Nurmi & Palander-Collin (eds.).

Nurmi, Arja & Päivi Pahta. forthcoming. "Preacher, scholar, brother, friend: Social roles and code-switching in the writings of Thomas Twining." In Pahta, Nevala, Nurmi & Palander-Collin (eds.).

Nurmi, Arja, Minna Nevala & Minna Palander-Collin (eds.). 2009. The Language of Daily Life in England, 1450-1800. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Nurmi, Arja & Minna Palander-Collin. 2008. "Letters as a text type: Interaction in writing." In Marina Dossena & Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade (eds) Studies in Late Modern English Correspondence. Bern: Peter Lang. 21-49.

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Päivi Pahta

Pahta, Päivi, Minna Nevala, Arja Nurmi & Minna Palander-Collin. forthcoming. "Social Roles and Language Practices in Late Modern English." In Pahta, Nevala, Nurmi & Palander-Collin (eds.).

Pahta, Päivi, Minna Nevala, Arja Nurmi & Minna Palander-Collin (eds.). forthcoming. Social Roles and Language Practices in Late Modern English.

Pahta, Päivi. 2009. "Monikielisyys ja koodinvaihto englantilaisissa teksteissä." Kalliokoski, Jyrki, Päivi Pahta & Lari Kotilainen (eds.) Kielet kohtaavat. Helsinki: SKS. 288-308.

Pahta, Päivi & Arja Nurmi. 2009. "The Code-switching Practices of Charles Burney." In: Arja Nurmi, Minna Nevala and Minna Palander-Collin (eds.). 27-52.

Pahta, Päivi & Arja Nurmi. 2007. "What we do cón amore: Structures of code-switching in eighteenth-century letters." In Javier Pérez-Guerra, Dolores González-Álvarez, Jorge Bueno-Alonso & Esperanza Rama-Martinez (eds.) 2006 'Of varying language and opposing creed': New Insights into Late Modern English. Bern: Peter Lang. 401-420.

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Minna Palander-Collin

Palander-Collin, Minna & Minna Nevala. forthcoming. "Reporting and social role construction in eighteenth-century personal correspondence." In Pahta, Nevala, Nurmi and Palander-Collin (eds.).

Palander-Collin, Minna. forthcoming. Review of Peter Burke , Languages and Communities in Early Modern Europe . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. ISBN 0-521-53586-7, 172+38 pp. Journal of Historical Pragmatics .

Palander-Collin, Minna & Minna Nevala. 2006. "Reporting in eighteenth-century letters of Hester Piozzi." In Christiane Dalton-Puffer, Dieter Kastovsky, Nikolaus Ritt & Herbert Schendl (eds.) Syntax, Style and Grammatical Norms: English from 15002000. (Linguistic Insights, Studies in Language and Communication 39.) Bern: Peter Lang, 123-141.

Palander-Collin, Minna & Minna Nevala (eds.) 2005. European Journal of English Studies . Special Issue: Letters and Letter Writing. Vol. 9, no. 1, April 2005.

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Anni Sairio

Sairio, Anni. forthcoming. "if You think me obstinate, I can't help it: Exploring the epistolary styles and social roles of Elizabeth Montagu and Sarah Scott." In Pahta, Nevala, Nurmi & Palander-Collin (eds.).

Sairio, Anni. 2009a. Language and Letters of the Bluestocking Network. Sociolinguistic Issues in Eighteenth-century Epistolary English. Helsinki: Société Néophilologique.

Sairio, Anni. 2009b. "Methodological and practical aspects of historical network analysis: A case study of the Bluestocking letters." In Arja Nurmi, Minna Nevala and Minna Palander-Collin (eds.) 107-135.

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