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.
|Title of host publication||A Companion to the History of the English Language|
|Place of Publication||Chichester, United Kingdom|
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|
|Name||Blackwell companions to literature and culture|
- English language
- early modern