Varieties of early modern English

Jonathan Hope, H. Momma (Editor), M. Matto (Editor)

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This chapter presetns an overview of some of the varieties of Early Modern English divided into functional varieties, geographical varieties, and discourse/social varieties. These are not exclusive categories as the factors of function, geography, social class, and medium potentially interact.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Companion to the History of the English Language
Place of PublicationChichester, United Kingdom
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Publication series

NameBlackwell companions to literature and culture


  • English language
  • early modern
  • phonetic
  • lexical
  • morpho-syntactic
  • discourse-related
  • function
  • geography
  • social

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