Studying the History of Early English / Edition 1

Studying the History of Early English / Edition 1

by Simon Horobin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0230551378

ISBN-13: 9780230551374

Pub. Date: 01/19/2010

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This accessible book introduces students to the latest linguistic approaches and methodologies for studying the history of English. Horobin shows the importance of thinking about why, as well as how, language changes over time and includes practical information on gathering evidence alongside worked-through textual examples.

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This accessible book introduces students to the latest linguistic approaches and methodologies for studying the history of English. Horobin shows the importance of thinking about why, as well as how, language changes over time and includes practical information on gathering evidence alongside worked-through textual examples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230551374
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
01/19/2010
Series:
Perspectives on the English Language Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Studying the History of English
• Evidence
• Standardization
• Spellings and Sounds
• Grammar
• Lexicon
• Glossary of terms
• Bibliography

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