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

Chaucer's Language

bySimon Horobin

Paperback | October 18, 2012

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In keeping with the first edition, this is a thorough yet concise introduction to Chaucer's language in the original, which does not assume prior knowledge of linguistics or Middle English. This updated, expanded edition features a glossary on Chaucer's words, along with sample quotes, and a section on how to use the Middle English Dictionary.

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 o...
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Title:Chaucer's LanguageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pagesPublished:October 18, 2012Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

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
Appendix: Sample Texts
Glossaries of Linguistic Terminology
Using the Middle English Dictionary
Bibliography
Index