Howard Sklar

List of John Benjamins publications for which Howard Sklar plays a role.


Subjects Applied linguistics | Pragmatics | Theoretical literature & literary studies


Sklar, Howard and Irma Taavitsainen 2017 Chapter 5. A modest proposal in The Gentleman’s Magazine: A peculiar eighteenth-century advertisementDiachronic Developments in English News Discourse, Palander-Collin, Minna, Maura Ratia and Irma Taavitsainen (eds.), pp. 81–96 | Chapter
The Gentleman’s Magazine (GM, 1732–1922) was the first periodical magazine targeted at an educated lay readership from polite society. Medical items and related issues were a regular feature, e.g. suicide was a recurring topic in its early years. One example of this was a 1755 mock advertisement… read more