|aEnglish in modern times, 1700-1945 /|cJoan C. Beal.
|aLondon :|bArnold ;|aNew York :|bDistributed in the U.S.A. by Oxford University Press,|c2004.
|axvi, 264 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -237) and indexes.
|aModern English and modern times -- The vocabulary of later modern English -- Recording and regulating the lexicon : dictionaries from Dr. Johnson to the Oxford English dictionary -- Syntactic change in later modern English -- Grammars and grammarians -- Phonological change in later modern English -- Defining the standard of pronunciation : pronouncing dictionaries and the rise of RP -- Beyond standard English : varieties of English in the later modern period.