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Author Bann, Jennifer.

Title Spelling Scots : the orthography of literary Scots, 1700-2000 / Jennifer Bann and John Corbett.

Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Title page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; The IPA Chart ; 1 Introduction ; 2 The Consonants of Older Scots ; 3 Older Scots Vowels ; 4 The Development of Modern Scots Orthography ; 5 From Orthoepy to Activism: Orthographic Interventions ; 6 Cluster Analysis and Scots Orthography ; 7 Applying Cluster Analysis to Scots Poetry ; 8 Applying Cluster Analysis to Scots Prose ; 9 Promoting Literacy in Scots ; Appendix: Wordlists Used in Cluster Analyses ; References; Index.
Summary This book analyses the development of Modern Scots orthography and compares the spelling used in key works of literature, showing how canonical writers of poetry and fiction in Scots have blended convention and innovation in presenting Scots.
Other author Corbett, John, 1959-
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Scots language -- Orthography and spelling.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780748696451 (electronic bk.)
0748696458 (electronic bk.)
9781474408394 (electronic bk.)
1474408397 (electronic bk.)