Beginning Old English

ISBN: 9781403993502
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Date: 2007-01-15
Number of pages: 240
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This is a simple introduction to Old English for students with little or no linguistic knowledge. Unlike other textbooks on the subject, Beginning Old English focuses on the explanation and illustration of how the language works, using accessible illustrations from simplified Old English texts and demonstrating how many feature of present-day English have their roots in this stage of the language. It also includes long extracts from popular Old English works for use in the classroom.

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