Essentials of Early English: Old, Middle and Early Modern English / Edition 2 by Jeremy J. Smith, Jeremy Smith | | 9780415342582 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Essentials of Early English: Old, Middle and Early Modern English / Edition 2

Essentials of Early English: Old, Middle and Early Modern English / Edition 2

by Jeremy J. Smith, Jeremy Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415342589

ISBN-13: 9780415342582

Pub. Date: 08/01/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is a completely revised and updated edition of a highly successful textbook.

It provides a practical and highly accessible introduction to the early stages of the English language: Old English, Middle English, and Early Modern English. Designed specifically as a handbook for students beginning the study of early English language, whether for linguistic

Overview

This is a completely revised and updated edition of a highly successful textbook.

It provides a practical and highly accessible introduction to the early stages of the English language: Old English, Middle English, and Early Modern English. Designed specifically as a handbook for students beginning the study of early English language, whether for linguistic or literary purposes, it presumes little or no prior knowledge of the history of English.

Features of this second edition include:


  • newly added Middle English and Early Modern English sample texts and accompanying notes

  • a new section on historical methods

  • web links and an updated annotated bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415342582
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Part I. 1. Introduction 2. Describing Language 3. Old English 4. Middle English 5. Early Modern English Part ii. A. Old English Texts B. Middle English Texts C. Early Modern English Part III. Annotated Bibliography Old English Glossary Grammatical Index

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