An Introduction to Old English by Richard Hogg

An Introduction to Old English

byRichard Hogg

Paperback | October 15, 2002

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This accessible overview covers all the basic linguistic elements of Old English, including nouns, adjectives, verbs, syntax, word order, and vocabulary. Offering a unique study of Old English in context, it combines a wide variety of short texts with an up-to-date assessment of the forms oflanguage that remain as the foundation of English today. Comparisons are drawn between Old and present-day English and also with other related languages such as Dutch, German, and French. Old English poetry and dialect variation are also discussed.

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Richard Hogg is at University of Manchester.

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Title:An Introduction to Old EnglishFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 5.39 × 8.39 × 0.51 inPublished:October 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195219481

ISBN - 13:9780195219487

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