Word-Hoard: An Introduction to Old English Vocabulary, Second Edition / Edition 2

Word-Hoard: An Introduction to Old English Vocabulary, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Stephen A. Barney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300035063

ISBN-13: 9780300035063

Pub. Date: 09/01/1985

Publisher: Yale University Press

Designed for introductory courses in Old English, Word-Hoard offers a vocabulary of some 2000 words drawn from the poems that beginning students normally read. Exploiting the natural curiosity we feel about our own language, Stephen Barney draws etymological connections, provides mnemonic aids, and introduces the student to cultural and literary concepts as well as…  See more details below

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Designed for introductory courses in Old English, Word-Hoard offers a vocabulary of some 2000 words drawn from the poems that beginning students normally read. Exploiting the natural curiosity we feel about our own language, Stephen Barney draws etymological connections, provides mnemonic aids, and introduces the student to cultural and literary concepts as well as words. This second edition of his valuable book has been completely reset in a format that improves its clarity and conciseness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300035063
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/01/1985
Series:
Yale Language Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
86
Product dimensions:
5.95(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.33(d)
Age Range:
15 - 17 Years

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