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Old English; an introduction

Robert J. Kispert

Old English; an introduction

by Robert J. Kispert

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100,
  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Grammar

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] Robert J. Kispert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE135 .K45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 275 p.
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4913964M
    ISBN 10003083256X
    LC Control Number76130648

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brook, G.L. (George Leslie), Introduction to Old English. Manchester: University Press, , ©   “Enhanced with new anthology readings, common spelling variants, phonetic symbols and terms, a glossary, references, and a comprehensive index, "Introduction To Old English" is an ideal student textbook and highly recommended addition to Author: Peter S. Baker.

    The Old English Aerobics Anthology presents the texts from Peter S. Baker, Introduction to Old English, in an easy-to-use online form. Just click or tap a word to find out its definition and grammatical form; click or tap clauses, idioms, and annotated stretches of text in the same way.   In a nonfiction book, your introduction is where you make your case – yes, it’s where you tell your readers what your book will be about, but it’s also where you tell them why it’s so.

    This book applies the techniques of systemic functional grammar to the description of the Old English historical dialect, CE. Systemic functional grammar is an approach to the description of language which distinguishes three separate functions in communication: language as representation, language as attitude, and language as the construction of text.   This innovative introduction to the Old English language focuses on what students need to know in order to engage with Old English literary and historical texts.A pioneering introduction to Old English designed for a new generation of s no expertise in other languages or in traditional g chapters and 'Quick Start' sections cover the basics.'Minitexts' give 3/5(2).


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PART I. INTRODUCTION. CHAPTER I. HISTORY. The history of the English language falls naturally into three periods; but these periods blend into one another so gradually that too much significance must not be attached to the exact dates which scholars, chiefly for convenience of treatment, have assigned.

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The first edition of 'An Introduction to Old English' was written by Richard Hogg. The second edition has been revised by Rhona Alcorn.

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