An Introduction to Middle English

Paperback | February 20, 2003

bySimon Horobin, Jeremy Smith

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This authoritative survey offers a concise description of Middle English, the language of Chaucer, during the period from 1100 to 1500. Middle English is discussed in relation to both earlier and later stages in the history of English and in regard to other languages with which it came intocontact. The book covers the principal features of Middle English spelling, pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary and also introduces Middle English textual studies.

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This authoritative survey offers a concise description of Middle English, the language of Chaucer, during the period from 1100 to 1500. Middle English is discussed in relation to both earlier and later stages in the history of English and in regard to other languages with which it came intocontact. The book covers the principal feature...

Simon Horobin and Jeremy Smith are both at University of Glasgow.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 5.39 × 8.39 × 0.51 inPublished:February 20, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195219503

ISBN - 13:9780195219500

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