Keyterms for the Age of Linguistic Anxiety

list of hard words
prescriptive vs. descriptive
Inkhorn controversy
cyclical model of language history
Academy
fix, ascertain, regulate

1604 Robert Cawdrey's Table Alphabeticall
1653 John Wallis's Grammatica
1712 Jonathan Swift's Proposal for an English Academy
1755 Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
1761 Joseph Priestley, Rudiments of English Grammar
1762 Robert Lowth, Introduction to English Grammar
1822 Jacob Grimm's German Grammar, 2nd. ed.