Karlijn Navest

Position:
  • PhD student




Karlijn Navest is writing a PhD thesis on eighteenth-century children's grammars.

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2005-to date PhD student, LUCL, University of Leiden
  • 2005 English teacher, Stanislascollege, Delft
  • 2004-2005 M.A. Teaching qualification for the upper levels of secondary school, ICLON Graduate School of Teaching
  • 2004 research assistant English Department, University of Leiden
  • MA thesis title: “Epistolary formulas in Queeney Thrale’s letters”.
  • 1998-2003 MA English Language and Culture, University of Leiden (graduated “cum laude”)
 

Publications

  • (2002), “Sir Joshua Reynolds: A Bibliographical Guide”. Historical Sociolinguistics and Sociohistorical Linguistics. (www.let.leidenuniv.nl/hsl_shl, Contents, Authors’ language.)
  • (2004), “A painter’s will to please: Reynolds’ use of yours affectionately/yours sincerely”, Historical Sociolinguistics and Sociohistorical Linguistics 4. (www.let.leidenuniv.nl/hsl_shl, Contents, Articles.)
  • (2005), “Lowth, Robert (1710-1787)”. Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd edition. Elsevier.
  • (2006) “An index of names to Lowth's Short Introduction to English Grammar (1762), (1763), (1764)”, Historical Sociolinguistics and Sociohistorical Linguistics (www.let.leidenuniv.nl/hsl_shl, Contents, Articles.)
  • (2006) (with Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade) “Introduction” to: Karlijn Navest, “An index of names to Lowth’s Short Introduction to English Grammar (1762), (1763), (1764)”. HSL/SHL 6. 2006, Contents> Articles.
  • (2007) “Marginalia as Evidence: The Unidentified Hands in Lowth’s Short Introduction to English Grammar (1762)” Historiographia Linguistica 34 (1). 1-18.
  • (2008) “Ash’s Grammatical Institutes and ‘Mrs Teachwell’s Library for her Young Ladies’”. In: Joan.C. Beal, Carmela Nocera and Massimo Sturiale (eds.), Perspectives on Prescriptivism. Bern: Peter Lang. 59-82.
  • (2008) “‘Borrowing a few passages’: Lady Ellenor Fenn and her use of sources”. In: Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade (ed.), Grammars, Grammarians, and Grammar-Writing  in Eighteenth-century England. Mouton de Gruyter. 223-249.

Conference Papers

  • “‘Borrowing a few passages’: Lady Ellenor Fenn and her use of sources”. Paper presented at the Grammars, Grammarians and Grammar-Writing Workshop. First workshop organised by the VICI research project, Leiden (9 December 2005).
  • “Ash’s Grammatical Institutes and ‘Mrs Teachwell's Library for her Young Ladies’”. Paper presented at the Perspectives on Prescriptivism colloquium, Ragusa (20-22 April 2006).
  • “Lady Fenn’s Circle of Family and Friends”. Paper presented at the Social Network Analysis Workshop. Second workshop organised by the VICI research project, Leiden (29 May 2006).
  • “Queeney Thrale and the teaching of English grammar”. Paper presented at the 14th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL), Bergamo (21-25 August 2006).
  • “John Ash: a prescriptive or descriptive grammarian?”. Paper presented during the PhD discussion group, Leiden University Centre of Linguistics (15 March 2007).
  • “Reading Lessons for ‘Baby Grammarians’: Lady Ellenor Fenn and the Teaching of English Grammar”. Paper presented at the Acts of Reading: Teachers, Texts and Childhood from the 18thC to the Present Day conference, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge (19-20 April 2007).
  • “The Teaching of English Grammar: Ash and Devis and ‘The Language of Gentlemen’”. Paper presented at Sprachlehre und Sprachpflege: 19th International Colloquium of the SGdS/Henry Sweet Society, University of Helsinki (18-22 July 2007).
  • “J.G.’s Easy Introduction to ‘Dr. Ash's Grammar’ (1796)”. Paper presented at The Third Late Modern English Conference, University of Leiden (29 August - 1 September 2007).
  • “A Tale of Two Grammars: Ash’s Grammatical Institutes and Webster’s Grammatical Institute of the English Language”. Paper presented at the 15th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL), Munich (24-30 August 2008).

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