English Usage Guides: History, Advice, Attitudes
The second major collection of papers from the Bridging the Unbridgeable project.
- Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade
- 16 November 2017
- Available via Oxford University Press
This volume explores both historical and current issues in English usage guides or style manuals. Chapters look at how and why these guides are compiled, and by whom; what sort of advice they contain; how they differ from grammars and dictionaries; and how attitudes to usage have changed.