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To Be ‘Languaged’: Early Modern Linguistic Competences

John Gallagher

in Learning Languages in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198837909
eISBN:
9780191874505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837909.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

What did it mean to be able to speak another language in early modern England? Linguistic competence was more complicated than a simple binary between fluent and not. Just as historians have argued ... More


Introduction

John Gallagher

in Learning Languages in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198837909
eISBN:
9780191874505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837909.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

The introduction argues for the importance of language-learning and multilingualism in the history of early modern England. English-speakers who ventured beyond Dover could not rely on English and ... More


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