Publications

Ebner, Carmen (forthcoming), Attitudes to British Usage. In Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade (ed.) English Usage Guides: History, Advice, Attitudes. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ebner, Carmen (forthcoming), Concepts of Correctness and Acceptability in British English: Exploring Attitudes of Lay People. In Linda Pilliere, Wilfred Andrieu, Valérie Kerfelec and Diana Lewis (eds.) Standardising English: Norms and Margins in the History of the English Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Kostadinova, Viktorija (forthcoming), Usage Problems in American English. In Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade (ed.) English Usage Guides: History, Advice, Attitudes. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Kostadinova, Viktorija (forthcoming), Josephine Turck Baker (1873–1942) and the Early American Usage Guide Tradition. In Linda Pilliere, Wilfred Andrieu, Valérie Kerfelec and Diana Lewis (eds.) Standardising English: Norms and Margins in the History of the English Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Straaijer, Robin (forthcoming), Prescriptivism. In Mark Aronoff (ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Linguistics. New York: Oxford University Press.

Straaijer, Robin (forthcoming), The Usage Guide: Evolution of a Genre. In Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade (ed.) English Usage Guides: History, Advice, Attitudes. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Lukač, Morana (forthcoming), From usage guides to language blogs. In Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade (ed.) English Usage Guides: History, Advice, Attitudes. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Ingrid and Carol Percy (eds.) (2017), Prescription and Tradition in Language: Establishing standards across time and space. Bristol: Blue Ridge Summit, PA: Multilingual Matters  385 pp. (published 2016)

Percy, Carol and Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade (2017), Prescription and Tradition: Establishing Standards across Time and Space. In Tieken-Boon van Ostade and Carol Percy (eds.), 1-20.

Ayres-Bennett, Wendy  and Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade (2017), Prescriptivism in a comparative perspective: The case of France and England. In: Tieken-Boon van Ostade and Percy (eds.), 105-120. (published 2016)

Straaijer, Robin (2017), A Perspective on Prescriptivism: Language in reviews of The New Fowler’s Modern English Usage In: Tieken-Boon van Ostade and Percy (eds.) (published 2016)

Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Ingrid (2016). Prescriptivism in English  Literature?. English Today, 32, 4, 54–55. Cambridge University Press. (December 2016). https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266078416000535

Interview with Ingrid Tieken in the Leiden Humanities Faculty newsletter: Het is informatief naar twee kanten toe.

Vriesendorp, Hielke (2016). The Internet’s (New) Usage Problems. English Today, 32, 3, 18–19. Cambridge University Press. (September 2016). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266078416000365

Journal of Multilingual & Multicultural Development, issue 37, 3 (2016) edited by Robin Straaijer.

Lukač, Morana (2016). Review of Language and Politics in Post-Soviet Russia: A Corpus Assisted Approach by Nelya Koteyko. Critical Discourse Studies 13(4), 460–2.

Lukač, Morana (2016). Grammar Advice in the Age of Web 2.0: Introducing the new (and keeping the old) language authoritiesEnglish Today, 32, 2, 3–4. Cambridge University Press. (May 2016). doi:10.1017/S0266078416000134

Straaijer, Robin (2016), Time for a new (but not ‘New’) Fowler. Review of Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Jeremy Butterfield, 2015. English Today.

Ebner, Carmen (2016), Blaming the media? Folk attitudes towards the state of the English language and its ‘wrongdoers’. English Today 32/1. 3-4.

Ebner, Carmen (2016), Grammar, Rhetoric and Usage in English Review of: Nuria Yáñez-Bouza (2015) Grammar, Rhetoric and Usage in English: Prepostion Placement 1500-1900. Linguist LIST 27.1498 

Kostadinova, Viktorija (2015), Microsoft Grammar and Style Checker (‘Consider Revising’). English Today 31/4. 3-4.

Straaijer, Robin (2015), Attitudes to prescriptivism: an introduction. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 37, 3. 233–242. DOI: 10.1080/01434632.2015.1068782

Ebner , Carmen (2015), Language guardian BBC? Investigating the BBC’s language advice in its 2003 News Styleguide. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. 1-13.  DOI: 10.1080/01434632.2015.1068789

Lukač, Morana (2015), From usage guides to Wikipedia. Re-contextualizing the discourse on language use. In: M. Bondi, S. Cacchiani and D. Mazzi (eds), Discourse In and Through the Media: Recontextualizing and Reconceptualizing Expert Discourse. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.  315–50.

Lukač, Morana (2015), Linguistic prescriptivism in letters to the editor. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1-13. DOI: 10.1080/01434632.2015.1068790

Ebner, Carmen  (2015), Review of ‘Language and identity in modern Egypt’ (Book Note) Review of: Reem Bassiouney (2014) Language and identity in modern Egypt,Language in Society 44. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0047404515000299

Ebner, Carmen (2015), Teenage Talk Review of: Anna-Brita Stenström (2014) Teenage Talk: From General Characteristics to the Use of Pragmatic Markers in a Contrastive Perspective. Linguist LIST 26.2015

Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Ingrid (2015), Flat adverbs: acceptable today? English Today 31/3, 9-10.

Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Tieken and Kostadinova, Viktorija (2015), Have went – an American usage problem. English Language & Linguistics 19/2, 293-312).

Kostadinova, Viktorija (2015), Literally, too big a fuss about nothing. English Today 31/2, 3-4.

Otto, Inge (2015), A fuss about the octopus. English Today 31/1, 3-4.

Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Ingrid (2015), Five Hundred Mistakes Corrected: An early American English usage guide. In Marina Dossena (ed.). Transatlantic Perspectives on Late Modern English. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 55-71.

Straaijer, Robin (2015), The Hyper Usage Guide of English database User Manual. Leiden.

Ebner, Carmen (2014), “The dangling participle – a language myth?”, English Today 30/4, 3-4.

Lukač, Morana (2014), “Apostrophe(‘)s, who needs them?”, English Today 30/3, 3-4.

Straaijer, Robin (2014), “Can something be totally unique? Steven Pinker’s new book says yes.” Washington Post (appeared in print as ” ‘The Sense of Style,’ a milestone on winding road to better writing”) 7 November.

Straaijer, Robin (2014), “When Did We Start Caring About ‘Hopefully’? 250 Years of English Usage Advice”. Lexicon Valley blog at Slate.com. 7 August.

Straaijer, Robin (2014) Review of Internet Linguistics: a student guide by David Crystal, 2011. English Studies 95/5, 590–592.

Straaijer, Robin (2014), “Rules of engagement? Usage and normativism: public discourse and critical language awareness”, English Today 30/2, 11-12.

2014 A Time For Critical Language AwarenessCambridge Extra blog. (27 June)

2014 Bruggen Slaan in CambridgeNWO Humanities blog. (22 May)

Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Ingrid (2014), Have went?, English Today 30/1. 11-12.

Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Ingrid Prescription and Prescriptivism. Feature in the Bridging the Unbridgeable blog.

Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Ingrid (2013), “Studying attitudes to English usage – Investigating prescriptivism in a large research project”, English Today 29/4, 3-12.

Straaijer, Robin (2012), “Bridging Greene & Garner“. Feature in the Bridging the Unbridgeable blog.

On the use of social media in academic teaching and research, read Twitteren met een Twist by Jojanneke Weijermars. The article also mentions this blog and our project’s facebook page.

Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Ingrid guest column Kennislink: “To boldly go where no man has gone before. Over taalergernissen in het Engels” (15 November 2011)

Hedges, Marilyn “Bridging the unbridgeable’: a dialogue with the general public“, Leiden University Newsletter, October 2011 (Dutch version).

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