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An Introduction to Old English / Edition 1
     

An Introduction to Old English / Edition 1

by Richard Hogg, Arvind Sharma
 

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ISBN-10: 0195219481

ISBN-13: 9780195219487

Pub. Date: 02/20/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This accessible overview covers all the basic linguistic elements of Old English, including nouns, adjectives, verbs, syntax, word order, and vocabulary. Offering a unique study of Old English in context, it combines a wide variety of short texts with an up-to-date assessment of the forms of language that remain as the foundation of English today. Comparisons are

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This accessible overview covers all the basic linguistic elements of Old English, including nouns, adjectives, verbs, syntax, word order, and vocabulary. Offering a unique study of Old English in context, it combines a wide variety of short texts with an up-to-date assessment of the forms of language that remain as the foundation of English today. Comparisons are drawn between Old and present-day English and also with other related languages such as Dutch, German, and French. Old English poetry and dialect variation are also discussed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195219487
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/20/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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