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Essentials of early English

Author: J J Smith
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A practical and accessible introduction to the early stages of the English language: Old English, Middle English and Early Modern English. Designed for literary or linguistic study, it presumes no prior knowledge of the history of English.
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Smith, J.J. (Jeremy J.).
Essentials of early English.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1999
(DLC) 98048143
(OCoLC)40180922
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J J Smith
ISBN: 0585447101 9780585447100 9780203028117 0203028112 9780415187428 0415187427 9780415187435 0415187435 9786610332397 6610332398 9781134661688 1134661681 9781134661633 1134661630 9781134661671 1134661673
OCLC Number: 52420050
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 254 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; DESCRIPTIVE MATERIAL; Introduction; Describing language; Old English; Middle English; Early Modern English; ILLUSTRATIVE TEXTS; Old English Texts; Middle English texts; Early Modern English texts; BIBLIOGRAPHY, GLOSSARY AND THEMATIC INDEX; Annotated Bibliography; Old English Glossary; Thematic Index.
Responsibility: Jeremy J. Smith.

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A practical and accessible introduction to the early stages of the English language: Old English, Middle English and Early Modern English. Designed for literary or linguistic study, it presumes no  Read more...

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'A godsend to anyone who wants to read and understand texts in more than just one older period of English. This is a highly readable, improved and enlarged second edition.' - Olga Fischer, University Read more...

 
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