English Pronunciation in the Eighteenth Century: Thomas by Joan C. Beal

By Joan C. Beal

Thomas Spence's Grand Repository differs from the various English announcing dictionaries produced within the past due eighteenth century to start with in that it was once meant basically for the decrease periods, and secondly in that it used a really 'phonetic' script within the feel of 1 sound = one image. during this distinct account, Joan Beal can pay consciousness to the particular pronunciations on the way to reconstructing what was once felt to be 'correct' pronunciation in eighteenth-century Britain.

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