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Author Reuter, David.

Title Newspapers, Politics, and Canadian English : a Corpus-based Analysis of Selected Linguistic Variables in Early Nineteenth-century Ontario Newspapers
Published Heidelberg : Universitätsverlag Winter, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (233 pages)
Series Anglistische Forschungen ; v. 457
Anglistische Forschungen.
Contents Cover; Titel; Imprint; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; List of Figures ; Figure 2.1: Extracts from ""The York Gazette"" of 1 February1810; Figure 2.2: Tarring and feathering of a British Loyalist by American rebels (taken from Mika and Mika 1976: 38); Figure 2.3: Development of newspaper numbers in Upper Canada (based on Kesterton 1984: 11 and McNairn 2000: 19,130); Figure 2.4: Development of the combined number of newspaper copies per issue in Upper Canada (based on Kesterton 1984: 24, McNairn 2000: 130, and Fetherling 1990: 11)
Figure 2.5: 1837 Proclamation for the arrest of W.L. Mackenzie (taken from Robertson 1894: 261)Figure 2.6: Photo of Robert Harris' 1884 painting ""The Fathers of Confederation"" (taken from ""Library and Archives Canada"", MIKAN no. 3194982); Figure 3.1: Period overlap of CENCONE, CONTE, CONCE, ARCHER-2, and CNNE ; Figure 3.2: Front page of the first issue of the ""UC Gazette"", 18 April 1793; Figure 3.3: Upper part of the front page of ""The York Gazette"", 21 November 1810
Figure 3.10: Upper part of the front page of the ""Niagara Gleaner"", 4 July 1835Figure 3.11: Upper part of the front page of the ""Correspondent and Advocate"", 5 March 1835; Figure 3.12: Upper part of the front page of the ""Brockville Recorder"", 9 January 1835; Figure 3.13: Upper part of the front page of ""The Mail"", 4 April 1860; Figure 3.14: Upper part of the front page of the ""News of the Week"", 5 January 1860; Figure 3.15: Upper part of the front page of ""The Globe"", 3 January 1860; Figure 3.16: Upper part of the front page of ""The Union"", 18 January 1860
Figure 3.17: Advertisement in The Globe, 16 July 1860Figure 3.18: Formality levels of text-types in CENCONE ; Figure 3.19: Calculation of the formality index for the 1810 Kingston Gazette -- Figure 3.20: Development of average formality indices in Tory and Whig papers ; Figure 4.1: Title page of Murray's English Reader from 1815 (13th ed.; taken from Parvin 1965: 14)
Figure 3.4: Pamphlet announcing the publication of the ""Kingston Gazette"", 20 June 1810Figure 3.5: Upper part of the front page of the ""Kingston Gazette"", 25 September 1810; Figure 3.6: Upper part of the front page of the ""UC Guardian"", 22 January 1808; Figure 3.7: Upper part of the front page of ""The Canada Constellation"", 9 August 1799; Figure 3.8: Upper part of the front page of the ""Upper Canada Gazette"", 1 January 1835; Figure 3.9: Plaque marking the historical site of publication for the ""Niagara Gleaner""
Notes Figure 4.2: Percentages and raw frequencies of -OUR and -OR spellings in individual CENCONE newspapers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-219)
Notes Text in English; includes abstract in German
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Subject Canadian newspapers -- Language
Canadianisms.
English language -- Political aspects -- Canada
English language -- Canada.
Canadianisms.
English language -- Political aspects.
English language.
Canada.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3825367592
3825377148
9783825367596
9783825377144