Late Modern English language use across gender and class: a historical sociolinguistic investigation
|Director of thesis||Prof. Anita Auer, English Department, UNIL|
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|Summary of thesis||
Through the analysis of a corpus of letters written by both women and men from all social classes, I will investigate the influence of gender and class on the English (written) language throughout the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as the factors that played a central role in the development of language use in the Late Modern English period.
|Administrative delay for the defence||Probably 2028 or 2029|