Volume 8 is a special issue on historical medical discourse.
Guest Editors for this volume: Giovanni Iamartino University of Milan and Irma Taavitsainen Univesity of Helsinki
Publication is planned for spring 2019.
The following papers are now under review:
Italy and the Royal Society: medical papers in the early Philosophical Transactions
What medicine is. Galen’s Art of Physick
The treatment of medical terms in Bailey’s An Universal Etymological Dictionary (1721)
From ‘dying well’ to ‘inducing a good death’: euthanasia in the British press (1864-1949)
A Physical Dictionary of 1655: when translating medical science is not enough
Stabilising scientific lexicon in 18th-century British encyclopaedias and specialised dictionaries: focus on medical terminology
Case reporting: a historical discourse analysis of the functional uses of if-conditionals in medical-officer-of-health reports
The medical entries in John Kersey’s abridged Dictionarium Anglo-Britannicum (1708)
Pronouncing medical terms: norm and usage in pronouncing dictionaries
Something old, something new: the structure of late seventeenth-century English pamphlet advertisements of proprietary medicines
Linguistic and discursive features of nineteenth-century British medical dictionaries
This Language, A River: A History of English
K. AARON SMITH AND SUSAN M. KIM
Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview, 2018, 360 pp.
Reviewed by Felicia Jean Steele, The College of New Jersey, USA
The Influence of Spanish on the English Language since 1801: A Lexical Investigation
Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018, xi + 314 pp.
Reviewed by JOSÉ A. SÁNCHEZ FAJARDO, University of Alicante, Spain