An Introduction to Early Modern English
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Terttu Nevalainen
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Terttu Nevalainen helps students to place the language of the period 1500-1700 in its historical context, whilst showing its regional and social variations. He
Concise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World
Language: en
Pages: 1320
Authors:
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-06 - Publisher: Elsevier

Concise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World is an authoritative single-volume reference resource comprehensively describing the major languages and language
The Linguistics of Spoken Communication in Early Modern English Writing
Language: en
Pages: 357
Authors: Imogen Marcus
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-20 - Publisher: Springer

This book uses a corpus of manuscript letters from Bess of Hardwick to investigate how linguistic features characteristic of spoken communication function withi
Semantic Change in the Early Modern English Period: Latin Influences on the English Language
Language: en
Pages: 73
Authors: David Stehling
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08 - Publisher: Anchor Academic Publishing (aap_verlag)

Throughout the history, English was changing steadily. Not only was the English grammar, pronunciation or vocabulary being altered over the centuries but also t
Learning Languages in Early Modern England
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: John Gallagher
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-22 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In 1578, the Anglo-Italian author, translator, and teacher John Florio wrote that English was 'a language that wyl do you good in England, but passe Dover, it i
The Cambridge History of the English Language
Language: en
Pages: 812
Authors: Richard M. Hogg
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This volume of the Cambridge History of the English Language covers the period 1476-1776, beginning at the time of the establishment of Caxton's first press in
Communities of Practice in the History of English
Language: en
Pages: 291
Authors: Joanna Kopaczyk
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-10 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

Languages change and they keep changing as a result of communicative interactions and practices in the context of communities of language users. The articles in
Historical Sociolinguistics
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Terttu Nevalainen
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-10 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Historical Sociolinguistics: Language Change in Tudor and Stuart England is the seminal text in the field of historical sociolinguistics. Demonstrating the real
Performing Widowhood on the Early Modern English Stage
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Asuka Kimura
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2023-01-30 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

The deaths of husbands radically changed women’s lives in the early modern period. While losing male protection, widows acquired rare opportunities for social
Authority, Gender and Emotions in Late Medieval and Early Modern England
Language: en
Pages: 229
Authors: Susan Broomhall
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-21 - Publisher: Springer

This collection explores how situations of authority, governance, and influence were practised through both gender ideologies and affective performances in medi