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A Grammar of Old English.

Author: Richard M Hogg
Publisher: Chicester : Wiley, 2011.
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First published in 1992, A Grammar of Old English, Volume 1: Phonology was a landmark publication that in the intervening years has not been surpassed in its depth of scholarship and usefulness to the field. With the 2011 posthumous publication of Richard M. Hogg's Volume 2: Morphology, Volume 1 is again in print, now in paperback, so that scholars can own this complete work. Takes account of major developments both  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hogg, Richard M.
A Grammar of Old English.
Chicester : Wiley, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard M Hogg
ISBN: 9781444341331 1444341332
OCLC Number: 794327222
Description: 1 online resource (366 pages)
Contents: A Grammar ofOld EnglishVolume 1: Phonology; Contents; Preface; List of Abbreviations; 1Introduction; 2Orthography and phonology; 3The vowels in Germanic; I Primitive Germanic; II Vowel harmony; III Loss of nasals and compensatory lengthening; IV Diphthongization; V Infl uence of */z/; VI Long vowels; VII Unstressed vowels; VIII Raising of back vowels; 4The consonants in Germanic; I Primitive Germanic; II Verner's Law; III Germanic approximants; IV Consonant loss; V West Germanic gemination; VI Miscellanea; 5Old English vowels; I First fronting and associated changes; II Breaking. III Restoration of aIV Lowering of second elements of diphthongs; V Palatal diphthongization; VI I-umlaut; VII Second fronting; VIII Anglian smoothing; IX Back umlaut; X Palatal umlaut; XI Palatal monophthongization; XII Compensatory lengthening; XIII Hiatus; XIV Merger of /io/ and /eo/; XV West Saxon developments of high front vowelsand diphthongs; XVI The infl uence of /w/; XVII The development of Kentish front vowels; XVIII Changes in quantity; XIX Monophthongization of diphthongs; XX Merger of /a/ and /a/; 6Unstressed vowels; I First fronting and associated changes. II Breaking, palatal diphthongization, i-umlaut, and back umlautIII Syncope and apocope; IV Shortening; V Epenthesis and syllabifi cation; VI Mergers of unstressed vowels; VII Unstressed medial vowels; 7Old English consonants; I Dissimilation; II Palatalization and assibilation; III Development of fricatives (i): lenition; IV Development of fricatives (ii): voicing and devoicing; V Post-vocalic approximants; VI Consonant clusters; VII Loss of fi nal nasals; VIII Late Old English changes; References; Word index.

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First published in 1992, A Grammar of Old English, Volume 1: Phonology was a landmark publication that in the intervening years has not been surpassed in its depth of scholarship and usefulness to the field. With the 2011 posthumous publication of Richard M. Hogg's Volume 2: Morphology, Volume 1 is again in print, now in paperback, so that scholars can own this complete work. Takes account of major developments both in the field of Old English studies and in linguistic theoryTakes full advantage of the Dictionary of OldEnglish project.

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