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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

Elizabeth Montagu

A glimpse into the cultural social life of mid to late eighteenth-century Mayfair

Elizabeth Montagu

Journalism

Elizabeth Montagu

Elizabeth Montagu was born in 1720 in York, Yorkshire to Elizabeth and Matthew Robinson. She was the oldest child, nicknamed “fidget” by her family. Two of her siblings, John Sawbridge and Sarah Scott, would see also become involved in writing in their adult lives. 257 more words

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