Chaucer's Language by Simon HorobinChaucer's Language by Simon Horobin

Chaucer's Language

bySimon Horobin

Paperback | October 18, 2012

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Assuming no previous linguistic knowledge, Simon Horobin introduces students to Chaucer's language and the importance of reading Chaucer in the original, rather than in a modern translation. This updated edition includes references to most recent scholarship, suggestions for future research and an extensive glossary with sample quotations.
SIMON HOROBIN is Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford, UK, and a Fellow of Magdalen College. He is the author of An Introduction to Middle English and The Language of the Chaucer Tradition, which was awarded the English Association's Beatrice White Prize for outstanding scholarly work in the field of...
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Title:Chaucer's LanguageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.49 inPublished:October 18, 2012Publisher:Red Globe PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230293794

ISBN - 13:9780230293793

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Abbreviations.- Why Study Chaucer's Language?.- Writing in English.- What was Middle English?.- Spelling and Pronunciation.- Vocabulary.- Grammar.- Language and Style.- Discourse and Pragmatics.- ConclusionAppendix: Sample Texts.- Glossary of Linguistic Terms.- Bibliography.- Index.