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by Thomas Sheridan
Author: Thomas Sheridan
Publisher: Scolar Press; N.i.of 1781 Ed edition (February 1969)
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The history of English grammars begins late in the sixteenth century with the Pamphlet for Grammar by William Bullokar. In the early works, the structure and rules of English grammar were based on those of Latin.
The history of English grammars begins late in the sixteenth century with the Pamphlet for Grammar by William Bullokar.
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A profile of the grammar of three sixteenth-century lives of Sir Thomas More and of an unrelated ‘drab’ prose work by Anthony Gilby. In Chaney, E. & Mack, P. (ed. England and the Continental Renaissance: Essays in Honour of J. B. Trapp. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press,109–24. London: Printed for the author.
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England is divided into a kingdom ruled by the Anglo-Saxons (under Alfred) and another ruled by the Scandinavians. 1553-Thomas Wilson publishes The Art of Rhetorique, one of the first works on logic and rhetoric in English. 1577-Henry Peacham publishes The Garden of Eloquence, a treatise on rhetoric. 1586-The first grammar of English-William Bullokar's Pamphlet for Grammar-is published. Halliday's An Introduction to Functional Grammar is published.
Historical background. Modern English dates from about 1450 or 1500 and is subdivided into Early Modern English, from about 1500 to 1660, and Late Modern English, from about 1660 to the present time. Old English Period Old English, a variant of West Germanic, was spoken by certain Germanic peoples (Angles, Saxons, and Jutes) of the regions comprising present-day southern Denmark and northern Germany who invaded Britain in the 5th century AD; the Jutes were the first to arrive, in 449, according to tradition.
English (New English). 2. Middle English Period – 1100-1500
English (New English). Middle English Period – 1100-1500. During this period 4 million people spoke Middle English Dialects (see short survey of this period in § 78-81, p. 51-52 in История английского языка by . 3. New English Period – 1500-1800 (see short survey of this period in § 82-85, p. 52-53 in История английского языка by .
In addition to dictionaries, many English grammars started to appear in the 18th Century, the best-known and most influential of which were Robert Lowth's A Short Introduction to English Grammar (1762) and Lindley Murray's English Grammar (1794). Important English playwrights of the Elizabethan era include Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, John Webster and of course Shakespeare.