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A History of the English Language: The Renaissance to the 19th Century


Monday December 17, 2018: 7:00pm to 8:30pm


Westgate Branch: West Side Room

For Whom

Grade 8-Adult


Learn about the the history of Modern English with storyteller Jim Glenn! "Modern English" extends from the early Renaissance through the time of Shakespeare and the King James Bible and on through the time of Samuel Johnson and the spread of English around the world. Special attention is given to the beginnings of American English which began to develop even before 1776.

Jim Glenn makes the English Language come alive! Drawing on his experience and skills as a teacher, speaker, actor, and storyteller he entertains and enlightens all who hear him. You won't want to miss it!