Everyday English after 1700?

This term I made use of Bridget Cusack’s reader called Everyday English 1500-1700 (1998). It is a very interesting collection of different text types, that seem of great interest to historical sociolinguistic studies. I wonder if there is anything like that for the Late Modern period?

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  1. Astrid Buschmann-Göbels

    What about the book by J.A. Sharpe: Early Modern England – a social histoy 1550 – 1760 (OUP). Special focus on mental worlds and cultural history, not on text-types.
    Another study is by Orgel, Andersen and Sauer (eds): Books and Readers in Early Modern England: Material Studies. I must confess, I only know the title, but I haven’t read the book.
    Or: Stephen Dubranski: Readers and Authorship in Early Modern England. CUP.

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