Studying the History of Early English

Paperback | January 15, 2010

bySimon Horobin

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This accessible book introduces students to the latest linguistic approaches and methodologies for studying the history of English. Horobin shows the importance of thinking about why, as well as how, language changes over time and includes practical information on gathering evidence alongside worked-through textual examples.

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This accessible book introduces students to the latest linguistic approaches and methodologies for studying the history of English. Horobin shows the importance of thinking about why, as well as how, language changes over time and includes practical information on gathering evidence alongside worked-through textual examples.

SIMON HOROBIN is in the Department of English at the University of Oxford.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.35 inPublished:January 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230551386

ISBN - 13:9780230551381

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Studying the History of English * Evidence * Standardization * Spellings and Sounds * Grammar * Lexicon * Glossary of terms * Bibliography