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Politeness strategies in valedictions

Epistolary fomulas were clearly a popular topic during last semester’s course on Late Modern English letters. Here is what Klazien Tilstra wrote about themin her second blogpost: 766 more words

18th-century Letters

Regency Personalities Series-Hester Chapone

Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. … 600 more words

Writing

Regency Personalities Series-Elizabeth Montagu

Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. … 1,211 more words

Writing

John Locke and the Clapham Sect

Today – 29 August – marks the anniversary of the birth of John Locke, who was born at Wrington in Somerset in 1632. The village is… 962 more words

William Wilberforce