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THE HISTORY OF EARLY MODERN ENGLISH
Contents Important Dates Outstanding Persons Major Attributes of the Language
IMPORTANT DATES A Chronology of Relevant Historical and Literary Events
Life of John Skelton Clergyman, satirist, and poet. Skelton typifies the enormous growth in the English vocabulary. Skelton introduces about 1500 new words into the language.
Reign of Henry VII First of the Tudor Dynasty His reign marks the end of Middle English
Reign of Henry VIII The Protestant Reformation reduces the dominance of Latin in England.
1531 – Publication of Sir Thomas Elyot’s The Governour First book on Education printed in England. Effort to enrich the vocabulary of the EME with foreign loans
Relevant Periods and eras in the History of Early Modern English Tudor period (1485–1603) Elizabethan era (1558–1603) Stuart Period (1603–1714) Jacobean era (1603 – 1625) Caroline era (1625—1642)
CHRONOLOGY RulerHistorical EventsLiterary Events 1500 Henry VII ( )Discovery of America (1492) Skelton Henry VIII ( )Dissolution of Monasteries ( ) Tyndale’s Bible Edward VI ( ) Mary ( )Loss of Calais 1558) Elizabeth I ( )
1600 James I ( )East India Co founded (1600) Union with Scotland (1603) First American Colonies A.V. of Bible (1611) Shakespeare First Folio (1623) Paradise Lost (1667) Charles I ( ) The Commonwealth ( ) Charles II ( ) James II ( ) William ( ) and Mary ( )
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Works Cited and Sources Brook, G.L. A history of the English Language. New York: Norton Library, Cuddon, J.A. The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory. Fourth Edition. London: Penguin Books, 1999.
Works Cited and Sources Damrosch, David, ed. The Longman Anthology of British Literature. Volume A. 2nd Compact Edition. London: Longman, David Burnley. The History of the English Language. 2nd ed. London: Pearson Education, Glatthorn, Allan A., Charles W. Kreidler & Enerst J.Heiman. The Dynamics of Language. Book 4. USA: D.C. Heath and Company, 1971.
Works Cited and Sources Jordan, Constance, and Clare Carroll. “The Early Modern Period.” The Longman Anthology of British Literature. Ed. David Damrosch. Vol.A. London: Longman, Miller, James E., Jr., Myrtle J. Jones, and Helen McDonnel. England in Literature. Macbeth Edition. London: Scott, Foresman and Company, Nist, John. A Structural History of English. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1966.
Videos and Films Elizabeth I the Virgin Queen. By Paula Milne. Perf. Anne-Marie Duff, Tom Hardy, Hans Matheson, Ian Hart, et al. Masterpiece Theater. BBC/Power and WGBH Boston Video, Samuel Johnson.. Dir. Malcolm Hossick. The Famous Authors Series. Videocassette. USA: Kultur..
Videos and Films Schama, Simon. “The Body of the Queen.” A History of Britain. The History Channel. VHS Documentary. BBC. New York: New Video, 2001., Twelfth Night. By William Shakespeare. Dir. Trevor Nunn. Perf. Helena Bonham Carter, Richard E.Grant, Nigel Hawthorne, Ben Kingsley, Mel Smith, Imelda Staunton, Toby Stephens, Imogen, Stubbs. USA: Fine Line Features. Image Entertainment.
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