Table of contents for Language, custom, and nation in the 1790s : Locke, Tooke, Wordsworth, Edgeworth / by Susan Manly.

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Language, Custom and Nation in the 1790s:
Locke, Tooke, Wordsworth, Edgeworth
Susan Manly
Contents
List of Illustrations
Introduction
1	John Horne Tooke and Linguistic Equality
Introduction
Tooke, Locke and øPlain Senseø
Locke, Communication and Community
Appropriating Locke in the Eighteenth Century: Burke, Bentham, Jones
Misappropriating Locke: Harris, Monboddo, and Plain Sense
Tooke and Radical Etymology: Reclaiming Locke
2	Custom and Common Language: The Debate in the 1790s and its Sources
Introduction
Popular Antiquarianism and Reform
Linguistic Custom and Legislative Grammarians
The Usurpation of Common Use Rights
Law and Language in Crisis: the 1790s
Thelwall, øAggregate Reasonø and Oral Eloquence
Towards the øReal Language of Menø?
3	Wordsworth and Common Cultivation: Language, Property, and Nature
Introduction
øCommonnessø in the Lyrical Ballads (1798)
Wordsworthøs Poetics of Paradox and the Regulation and Control of øthe Peopleø
Presence and Loss of the Visible
øMen in Citiesø and the Challenge to Property
The Properties of Nature
4	Maria Edgeworth and øthe Genius of the Peopleø
Introduction 
øThings Called by their Right Namesø
The Edgeworths, Irish Politics, and øSavage Policyø
Constituting Ireland: the Essay on Irish Bulls (1802)
øThe Criminal Law of Bulls and Blundersø
øLittle Dominickø, Authority and Independence
øOssian Monuments of Native Speechø or the øThoughts that Breatheø
Conclusion: Edgeworthøs øHistoric Doubtsø
Afterword
Works Cited

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Locke, John, 1632-1704 -- Influence.
Tooke, John Horne, 1736-1812 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.