Tag Archives: in light of

Was she American after all?

Last week, my book In Search of Jane Austen: The Language of the Letters (OUP, 2014) came out. I’ve already commented on this blog on the very interesting editorial process, which resulted in some changes that I wasn’t too happy about. … Continue reading

Posted in usage features | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

In (the) light of

One of the things the editor of my book on the language of Jane Austen’s letters systematically corrected was my use of “in the light of”. I’m sorry to say so, but I changed them all back again. But it … Continue reading

Posted in cartoons | Tagged , | Leave a comment