British English

Entertainment / Literature / British English: The English language in the British isles, especially in contrast with Canadian, Australian, or U.S. English.

American English

Entertainment / Literature / American English: The English language as it developed in North America, especially in terms of its diction and the spelling and grammatical differences that distinguish it from British English. MORE

Modern English

Entertainment / Literature / Modern English: The English language as spoken between about 1450 and the modern day. The language you are speaking now and the language Shakespeare spoke are both considered examples of Modern English. Modern Englis MORE

Middle English

Entertainment / Literature / Middle English: The version of English spoken after the Norman Conquest from 1066 but before 1450 or so. Before the Norman Conquest, the common version of English was Old English or Anglo-Saxon, a Germanic language t MORE

Late Modern English

Entertainment / Literature / Late Modern English: English as spoken from about the year 1800 to the present. MORE

Old English

Entertainment / Literature / Old English: Also known as Anglo-Saxon, Old English is the ancestor of Middle English and Modern English. It is a Germanic language that was introduced to the British Isles by tribes such as the Angles, Saxons, an MORE

Periods Of English Literature

Entertainment / Literature / Periods Of English Literature: The common historical eras scholars use to divide literature into comprehensible sections through periodization. Dividing literature into these sometimes arbitrary periods allows us to better compare MORE

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