ENG457H1F: The English Language in the 1770s
Abstracts of research papers
Department of English, University of Toronto
Class members: Claire Baldwin, Angela Davis, Katie Fraser, Joel Grothe, Steven Lee, Vivien Lee, Julia Marko, Julie Reitsma, Yasmin Siddiqui, Dana Snell
- Claire Baldwin, To learn a language:
Anna Laetitia Barbauld's children's works.
- Angela Davis, William Marshall's
Minutes of Agriculture and eighteenth-century agricultural writing.
- Katie Fraser, Trade names: the toponymy
of the Northwest Coast from 1778 to 1792.
- Joel Grothe, Shakespeare's King
Lear in the 1770s.
- Steven Lee, The influence of professional
vanity: the motivations behind Boswell's editing for publication of Tour of the Hebrides.
- Vivien Lee, ZOUNDS! "Special" English as a
tool in Sheridan's major comedies.
- Julia Marko, The mad poet: William
Cowper's private pain in the public sphere.
- Julie Reitsma, Reconstructing a history:
a look at the development of English-based West Indian Creoles during the 18th century.
- Yasmin Siddiqui, "At least to expose
hypocrisy" - Sentiment and Honour in Sheridan's The Rivals and School for Scandal.
- Dana Snell, Everyone's an original: the
problem of originality in 18th century novels.
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